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Wednesday 23 June 1948

1948-06-23

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). A Foreign Affair, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

A Foreign Affair

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund

Country: United States

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Easter Parade

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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Romance on the High Seas

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day

Country: United States

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Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

Directed by: Charles T. Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: United States

The Lady from Shanghai

Directed by: Rita Hayworth

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

At Liberty Club

Starring: Jacqueline Turner

Country: United States

The Ed Sullivan Show

Starring: Ed Sullivan

Country: United States

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Texaco Star Theatre

Starring: Milton Berle, Sid Stone

Country: United States

We, the People

Starring: Dan Seymour, Al Capp, Dwight Weist

Country: United States

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Barney Blake, Police Reporter

Starring: Gene O'Donnell, Judy Parrish

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 June 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
  • Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
Famous Birthdays:
  • Clarence Thomas: American jurist and associate justice of the Supreme Court the center of a nomination controversy when a former employee, Anita Hill, came forward to relate a sexual harassment story to the Senate committee ruling on his appointment.
  • Nigel Osborne: Composer.
  • Myles Goodwyn: Canadian singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (April Wine).
  • Luther Kent: American singer (Blood Sweat & Tears).
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1948 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Ella Fitzgerald - My Happiness

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Cape Cod weekend
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gov. James H. Duff -- June 21, 1948
  • Life: Phyllis Calvert

Books

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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The Bishop's Mantle

By: Agnes Sligh Turnbull

Hilary Laurens, a young Episcopal priest about 1939, has recently returned to his hometown, somewhere in the American heartland. Upon receiving sudden word that his grandfather, the Bishop of that diocese and the only father he's known, has suddenly taken ...

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