It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

  • Key LargoKey Largo
    directed by John Huston
    starring: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall
  • Easter ParadeEaster Parade
    directed by Charles Walters
    starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford
  • A Foreign AffairA Foreign Affair
    directed by Billy Wilder
    starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund
  • Romance on the High SeasRomance on the High Seas
    directed by Michael Curtiz
    starring: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Monday, 19 July 1948 ?


Holidays
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
  • Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
  • Myanmar - Martyr's Day
  • Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
  • Roman festivals - Lucaria

Facts
  • French government of Schuman, resigns

Famous People born
Keith Godchaux: American keyboardist (Grateful Dead) (d. 1980)
Beverly Archer in Oak Park: Illinois, USA; actress (Iola - Mama's Family).

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1948 ?

  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
  •  Beach fun Life
    Beach fun
  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Howard Hughes -- July 19, 1948 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Howard Hughes -- July 19, 1948
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas

The Big Fisherman

by Lloyd C. Douglas


A perennial favourite with wide appeal from Lloyd C. Douglas. The basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.

The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer

The Naked and the Dead

by Norman Mailer


Hailed as one of the finest novels to come out of the Second World War, The Naked and the Dead received unprecedented critical acclaim upon its publication and has since become part of the American canon.

Dinner at Antoine's by Frances Parkinson Keyes

Dinner at Antoine's

by Frances Parkinson Keyes


Orson Foxworth celebrates his return to New Orleans by giving a dinner in the 1840 room at Antoines restaurant, ostensibly planned to present his niece for the Carnival festivities and to renew his romance with Amelie Lalande.

The Bishop's Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Bishop's Mantle

by Agnes Sligh Turnbull


The memorable love story of the rector of St. Matthews - a man of God and of the earth.

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Woodburys Facial Soap  Todays Wonderful Woodbury the Mildest Ever (1948)Woodburys Facial Soap Todays Wonderful Woodbury the Mildest Ever (1948)
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Studebaker (1948)Studebaker (1948)
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American Airlines  Bob Watson gains more than time traveling Americans new DC-6 Flagship. (1948)American Airlines Bob Watson gains more than time traveling Americans new DC-6 Flagship. (1948)
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