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Tuesday 28 December 1948

1948-12-28

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Golden Boy, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, 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 this week ?

Golden Boy

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden

Country: United States

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Wake of the Red Witch

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Ladies of the Chorus

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks

Country: United States

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Force of Evil

Directed by: Abraham Polonsky

Starring: John Garfield, Thomas Gomez, Marie Windsor

Country: United States

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Portrait of Jennie

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

NBC Presents

Starring: Eva Condon, Andrew Duggan, Jean Shepherd, Nancy Coleman

Country: United States

Hollywood on Television

Starring: Al Jarvis, Onzy Matthews, Betty White

Country: United States

Kieran's Kaleidoscope

Starring: John Kieran

Country: United States

The Adventures of Cyclone Malone

Starring: Ross Jones, Dorothy Novis

Country: United States

Family Theatre

Starring: Nelson Leigh, Tudor Owen, Raymond Burr, Richard Hale

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
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Facts:
  • IDF crosses Egyptian border
  • US announced a study to launch an Earth satellite
  • Middel-Java as a whole in Dutch hands.
  • The DC-3 airliner NC16002 disappears 50 miles south of Miami, Florida.
  • A Muslim Brotherhood member assassinates Egyptian Prime Minister Mahmud Fahmi Nokrashi

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

  • Life: Giottos art
  • Time: Arthur Rackham's Illustration from the poem 'The Night before Christmas'
  • Life: Teenagers

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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