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Monday 1 November 1948

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Phil Myre and Amani Karume. The Snake Pit, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Studio One in Hollywood.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Studio One in Hollywood

Starring: Betty Furness

Country: United States

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I'd Like to See

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Oky Doky

Starring: Wendy Barrie, Burt Hilber, Pat Barnard, Dayton Allen

Country: United States

The Fashion Story

Starring: Dennis Bohan, Patsy Davis, Marilyn Day, Hayes Gordon

Country: United States

Okay, Mother

Starring: Dennis James, Gypsy Rose Lee

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Snake Pit

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn

Country: United States

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The Red Shoes

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer

Country: United States

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The Three Musketeers

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, June Allyson

Country: United States

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Macbeth

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States

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Hamlet

Directed by: Laurence Olivier

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 November 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
  • World Vegan Day
  • Mexico - The Day of the Dead
  • Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
Famous Birthdays:
  • Phil Myre: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
  • Amani Karume: Zanzibar accountant and politician 6th President of Zanzibar.
  • Bill Woodrow: English sculptor and academic.
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Facts:
  • President Truman re-elected in an upset over Republican Thomas Dewey
  • Off southern Manchuria, 6,000 people are killed as a Chinese merchant ship explodes and sinks.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Buttons and Bows - Dinning Sisters

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: General Norstad
  • Time: 1948 Presidential candidates Harry S. Truman and Thomas E. Dewey
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Story of Simon Peter who gives up fishing to become an Apostle of Jesus

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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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