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Sunday 4 July 1948, US Independence Day

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 4, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include René Arnoux and Katherine Govier. Key Largo, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Gabrielle.
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What the sky looked like on 4 July 1948

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Movies

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

Key Largo

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Easter Parade

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller

Country: United States

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A Foreign Affair

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund, Millard Mitchell

Country: United States

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Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin'

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Donald O'Connor, Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Penny Edwards

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Mickey

Directed by: Ralph Murphy

Starring: Lois Butler, Bill Goodwin, Irene Hervey, John Sutton

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TV Series

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

Gabrielle

Starring: Gabrielle

Country: United States

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Hayloft Hoedown

Teen Canteen

Hulbert Follies

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 July 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
Famous Birthdays:
  • René Arnoux: French racing car driver, he competed in twelve Formula 1 seasons (1978-89).
  • Katherine Govier: Canadian novelist who won the City of Toronto Book Award in 1992.
  • Tommy Korberg: Swedish singer and actor.
  • Phil Wheatley: Director-General of the National Offender Management Service.
  • Jeremy Spencer: Rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac-Oh Well).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 04, 1948 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Bluebird of Happiness - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
  2. Blue Barron & His Orchestra - You Were Only Fooling
  3. Gordon MacRae - It's Magic
  4. Sarah Vaughan - Nature Boy

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