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Tuesday 25 May 1948

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Susan Biancardi and Anthony Demetris. The Counterfeiters, directed by Peter Stewart, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching We, the People.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

The Counterfeiters

Directed by: Peter Stewart

Starring: John Sutton, Doris Merrick, Hugh Beaumont

Country: United States

Melody Time

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dennis Day

Country: United States

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State of the Union

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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Letter from an Unknown Woman

Directed by: Max Opuls

Starring: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians

Country: United States

Anna Karenina

Directed by: Julien Duvivier

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Kieron Moore

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

On the Corner

Starring: Henry Morgan

Country: United States

For Your Pleasure

Starring: Kyle MacDonnell

Country: United States

Hollywood Screen Test

Starring: Neil Hamilton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 May 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
  • Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Susan Biancardi: American manic-depressive mother, she shot her sleeping 16-year-old daughter Marcia to death on 2/14/1990 and attempted suicide, but failed.
  • Anthony Demetris: British astrologer, a student since 1988 who holds John Frawley's diploma in horary.
  • Klaus Meine: Metal Singer.
  • Bülent Arınç: Turkish lawyer and politician Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey.
  • Marianne Elliott: Irish historian author and academic.
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Facts:
  • San Francisco receives its 1st telecast
  • 30th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Norwood Hills Country Club in Saint Louis, Missouri.
  • The United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) was founded on this date at Ellinwood Malate Church in Manila, Philippines.

Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. You Can't be True, Dear - Vera Lynn

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Senator Vandenberg
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Ibn-Hussein -- May 24, 1948
  • Life: Mrs David Niven

Books

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

The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A perennial favourite from Lloyd C. Douglas, and 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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