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Friday 30 January 1948

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nicholas Broomfield and Linda Agar. Call Northside 777, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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I Walk Alone

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas

Country: United States

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Secret Beyond the Door...

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Joan Bennett, Michael Redgrave, Anne Revere

Country: United States

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The Ghost of Frankenstein

Directed by: Erle C. Kenton

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Mr. and Mrs.

Starring: Yul Brynner, Virginia Gilmore

Country: United States

The Howdy Doody Show

Written by: E. Roger Muir

Starring: Bob Smith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 January 1948 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Nicholas Broomfield: Director / editor (Dark Obsession, Heidi Fleiss).
  • Linda Agar: American noted family and daughter of Shirley Temple and her first husband, John Agar.
  • David Annand: Award-winning Scottish sculptor.
  • John Dufresne: American writer whose acclaimed first novel, "Louisiana Power and Light" and it's 2002 sequel, "Deep in the Shade of Paradise," are set in Louisiana.
  • Nick Broomfield: English director and producer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 5th Winter Olympic games open in St. Moritz, Switzerland
  • Orville Wright, American aviation pioneer, dies at age 76.
  • Indian pacifist and leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi known for his non-violent freedom struggle is assassinated by Pandit Nathuram Godse, a Hindu extremist.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Manana (Is Soon Enough for Me) - Peggy Lee (Dave Barbour Orchestra)
  2. I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
  3. Frankie Laine - Shine
  4. I'm My Own Grandpa - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Resort Fashions
  • Time: Head of the American Federation of Musicians
  • Life: Violinist Marcia Van Dyke

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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