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Saturday 1 May 1948

US date format: 5/1/1948, UK date format: 1/5/1948

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 1, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James Wise and Patricia Hill Collins. The Fuller Brush Man, directed by S. Sylvan Simon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Variety.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Fuller Brush Man

Directed by: S. Sylvan Simon

Starring: Red Skelton, Janet Blair, Don McGuire, Hillary Brooke

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The Pirate

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak, Gladys Cooper

Country: United States

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Directed by: Laurence Olivier

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight

Country: United States

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On an Island with You

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Esther Williams, Peter Lawford, Ricardo Montalban, Jimmy Durante

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Berlin Express

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan, Charles Korvin, Paul Lukas

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TV Series

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Directed by: Bette Gordon

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Dress Rehearsal

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Broadway Jamboree

Musical Almanac

On the Corner

Starring: Henry Morgan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Auspicia quaedam
  • Glenn Taylor, Idaho Senator, arrested in Birmingham, Alabama, for trying to enter a meeting through a door marked "for Negroes".
  • 74th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Citation wins in 2:05.4; this is Arcaro's fourth win.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 01, 1948 - Geocentric view

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