Thursday 30 September 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Douglas Gowell and Craig Kusick.
Macbeth, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre
Which were the important events of 30 September 1948 ?
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day
- September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Translation Day
- Botswana - Independence Day (1966)
- RC Saints - Saint Jerome
- French Republican Calendar - Panais (Parsnip) Day, ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
See other famous people born on 30 September
Douglas Gowell: American business rep of Tewksbury's Avid Technologies, a job that required a lot of travel.
Craig Kusick: American baseball player and coach (d. 2006).
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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1948?
- Life: SMUs Doak Walker
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Earl Warren -- Sep. 27, 1948
- Life: Actress Joan Diener
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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 ...
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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