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Sunday 26 September 1948

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Vladimir Remek and Maurizio Gucci. Macbeth, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Macbeth

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States

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Hamlet

Directed by: Laurence Olivier

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie

Country: United States

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Johnny Belinda

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford

Country: United States

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Sorry, Wrong Number

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards

Country: United States

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Red River

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse

Starring: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson

Country: United States

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Texas News 5

Starring: Nicholas Zebrun

Country: United States

The Ted Steele Show

Starring: Ted Steele, Mardi Bryant, Nola Day, Helen Wood

Country: United States

The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre

Starring: Guy Kibbee, Faye Emerson, John Conte, Vicki Cummings

Country: United States

Actor's Studio

Starring: Marc Connelly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 September 1948 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Vladimir Remek: first Czechoslovakian space traveler (in Soyuz 28).
  • Maurizio Gucci: Italian entrepreneur, CEO of the House of Gucci, His grandfather, Guccio Gucci, was founder of the fashion empire and the father of two sons, Aldo and Rodolfo.
  • Olivia Newton-John: American singer raised in Australia, an actress and businesswoman who has won four Grammy awards for her music.
  • John Foxx: English singer-songwriter guitarist and keyboard player (Ultravox Tiger Lily and John Foxx and the Maths).
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Facts:
  • Boston Braves win first National League championship since 1914.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Actress Joan Diener
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ana Pauker -- Sep. 20, 1948
  • Life: Marshal Tito

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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