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Wednesday 5 May 1948

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

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 5, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bill Ward (musician) and Chantal Ladesou. Another Part of the Forest, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Variety.
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Another Part of the Forest

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Fredric March, Dan Duryea, Edmond O'Brien, Ann Blyth

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Raw Deal

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Dennis O'Keefe, Claire Trevor, Marsha Hunt, John Ireland

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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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TV Series

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Directed by: Bette Gordon

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Dress Rehearsal

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Village Barn

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Broadway Jamboree

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Historical Events

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  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
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  • 1st air squadron of jets aboard a carrier
  • Belgian Government of Spaak resigns.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 05, 1948 - Geocentric view

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