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Friday 6 August 1948

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dino Bravo and William McCrea. Julia Misbehaves, directed by Jack Conway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Crystal Room.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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A Date with Judy

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Wallace Beery, Jane Powell, Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Miranda

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TV Series

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

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

Which were the important events of 6 August 1948 ?

  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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  • Dreesgovt (KVP / Social Democratics / CHU / Liberal) forms
  • Bob Mathias, US, wins decathlon at London Olympics.
  • Fanny Blankers-Koen (Netherlands) is first women to win three golds at Olympics.

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