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Friday 3 December 1948

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Diane Kurys and Ozzy Osbourne. 3 Godfathers, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Who Said That?.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Who Said That?

Starring: John Daly, Walter Kiernan, June Lockhart, Bob Considine

Country: United States

Talent Scouts

Starring: Arthur Godfrey

Country: United States

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The Earl Wrightson Show

Starring: Earl Wrightson

Country: United States

The Arrow Show

Starring: Herbert Coleman, Len Hale, Jerry Hausner, Harry Salter

Country: United States

Lamp Unto My Feet

Starring: Wright King, Florida Friebus, Jonathan Gilmore, Edward Mulhare

Country: United States

Movies

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

3 Godfathers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Pedro Armendriz, Harry Carey Jr.

Country: United States

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Yellow Sky

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gregory Peck, Anne Baxter, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

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So Dear to My Heart

Directed by: Harold Schuster

Starring: Burl Ives, Beulah Bondi, Bobby Driscoll

Country: United States

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He Walked by Night

Directed by: Alfred Werker

Starring: Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts

Country: United States

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The Boy with Green Hair

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Pat O'Brien, Robert Ryan, Barbara Hale

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 December 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of Disabled Persons - [1]
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Diane Kurys: [Emir Kusturica] in Sarajevo; bass guitarist.
  • Ozzy Osbourne: British rock star known for extravagant if crude showmanship.
  • Jan Hrubý: Czech violinist and songwriter (Framus Five and Etc.
  • Maxwell Hutchinson: English architect and television host.
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Facts:
  • Pumpkin Papers come to light (claimed to be from Alger Hiss)
  • 1st US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn-in
  • Bradman scores his last century, 123 in his own testimonial
  • Chinese refugee ship Kiangya explodes in E China Sea, killing 1,100
  • "Pumpkin Papers" come to light (claimed to be from Alger Hiss).

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. On a Slow Boat to China - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Restaurant fashions
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dave Beck -- Nov. 29, 1948

Books

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

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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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 Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

This edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.15 spacing. "The Big Fisherman" is a historical novel centered around Simon Peter, one of the twelve apostles.

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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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