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Thursday 5 August 1948

US date format: 8/5/1948, UK date format: 5/8/1948

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Angry Anderson and Hugues Quester. Night Has a Thousand Eyes, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Gabrielle.
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Night Has a Thousand Eyes

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Gail Russell, John Lund, Virginia Bruce

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Julia Misbehaves

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Peter Lawford, Elizabeth Taylor

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Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Starring: Nargis, Kamini Kaushal, Nigar Sultana, Kamal Kapoor

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Four Faces West

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Joel McCrea, Frances Dee, Charles Bickford, Joseph Calleia

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A Southern Yankee

Directed by: Edward Sedgwick

Starring: Red Skelton, Brian Donlevy, Arlene Dahl, George Coulouris

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TV Series

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Directed by: Patrice Chéreau

Starring: Gabrielle

Country: United States

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Crystal Room

Starring: Maggi McNellis

Country: United States

Douglas Edwards with the News

Starring: Douglas Edwards

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
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  • Cleveland Indians set club record for most double plays in a game (6)

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