Sunday 29 February 1948
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Quai des Orfèvres, directed by H. G. Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour
The Adventures of Uncle Mistletoe
Which were the important events of 29 February 1948 ?
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Nikolai Pimenov: USSR -- Coxless pair rowers (1976 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
Yuri Pimenov: USSR -- Coxless pair rowers (1976 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
Gérard Darmon: French jewish actor and occasionally singer, be began in "Diva" directed by Beineix.
Ken Foree: Movie Actor.
Rebel Oakes: American baseball player and manager (Born 1883).
- Stern-group bomb Cairo-Haifa train, 27 British soldiers killed.
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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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
This edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.15 spacing. "The Big Fisherman" is a historical novel centered around Simon Peter, one of the twelve apostles.
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.
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.
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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