Thursday 29 July 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Key Largo, directed by John Huston, 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 ?
Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 29 July 1948 ?
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John Clarke: New Zealand-Australian comedian actor producer and screenwriter.
- King George VI opens 14th modern Olympic games in London
- Olympic Games: The Games of the XIV Olympiad : after a hiatus of 12 years caused by World War II, the first Summer Olympics to be held since the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, open in London.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1948 ?
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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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
A perennial favourite from Lloyd C. Douglas, and the basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.
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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