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Wednesday 28 July 1948

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sergei Bodrov and Sally Struthers. Key Largo, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Gabrielle.
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Movies

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

Key Largo

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall

Country: United States

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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

TV Series

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

Gabrielle

Starring: Gabrielle

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 July 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
  • San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sergei Bodrov: Khabarovsk, Russia -- Director (Katala, Somebody to Love).
  • Sally Struthers: American actress.
  • Jerry Casale: American musician, a songwriter, keyboardist and bassist with "Devo," a rock ‘n’ roll group.
  • Jay Matthews: Canadian champion skater.
  • Gerald Casale: American singer-songwriter guitarist and director (Devo and Jihad Jerry & the Evildoers).
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Facts:
  • I G Farben chemical plant explodes in Ludwigshafen, Germany, 182 die
  • The Metropolitan Police Flying Squad foils a bullion robbery in the ''Battle of London Airport''.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Dick Haymes - It's Magic
  2. Cool Water - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra (Vocal Sons of Pioneers)
  3. Three Suns - I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Two girls learning Ballet
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Igor Stravinsky -- July 26, 1948
  • Life: Beach fun

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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