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Saturday 28 February 1948

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mercedes Ruehl in Queens and Willie Donnell. Quai des Orfèvres, directed by H. G. Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Camel News Caravan.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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Quai des Orfèvres

Directed by: H. G. Clouzot

Starring: Louis Jouvet, Simone Renant, Bernard Blier

Country: United States

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The Naked City

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart

Country: United States

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Le Corbeau: The Raven

Directed by: Henri Georges Clouzot

Starring: Pierre Fresnay, Ginette Leclerc, Micheline Francey

Country: United States

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Call Northside 777

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Camel News Caravan

Starring: John Cameron Swayze

Country: United States

Court of Current Issues

Country: United States

Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour

Starring: Ted Mack

Country: United States

Dialing for Dollars

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Uncle Mistletoe

Starring: Doris Larson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 February 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mercedes Ruehl in Queens: New York, USA; actress (Lost in Yonkers, Crazy People).
  • Willie Donnell: Smith.
  • Bernadette Peters [Lazzaro] in Queens: New York, USA; actress (The Jerk, Song and Dance).
  • Mike Brady: British-born Australian musician and song-writer most commonly associated with the Australian rules football anthems "Up There Cazaly", referring to 1920s and 30s St Kilda player Roy Cazaly and "One Day in September".
  • Bernadette Peters: American actress, singer and dancer, the youngest person ever inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Oregon ski resort
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Karl Marx -- Feb. 23, 1948
  • Life: Joan Tetzel

Books

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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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