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Thursday 24 June 1948

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Morza and Patrick Moraz. A Foreign Affair, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Winner Take All.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 30 days ?

Winner Take All

Starring: Bud Collyer, Bern Bennett

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Patrick Morza: Morges, Switzerland -- Rock keyboardist (Yes).
  • Patrick Moraz: Swiss keyboard player and songwriter (Yes The Moody Blues and Refugee).
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Facts:
  • Republican National Convention in Philadelphia nominates New York gov Thomas Dewey
  • Soviet Union begins Berlin Blockade
  • American Republican National Convention in Philadelphia nominates New York governor Thomas Dewey.
  • Start of the Berlin Blockade: the Soviet Union makes overland travel between West Germany and West Berlin impossible.

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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

An account of the story of West Indies cricket from its beginings to the present day. This book discusses the personalities involved and explains the social order and rivalry that lie behind the players, the island and the game.

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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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