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Tuesday 6 July 1948

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nathalie Baye and Brad Park. Easter Parade, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 while Dinner at Antoine's by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gabrielle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Easter Parade

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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A Foreign Affair

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund

Country: United States

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Romance on the High Seas

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day

Country: United States

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Melody Time

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dennis Day

Country: United States

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State of the Union

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Gabrielle

Country: United States

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Winner Take All

Starring: Bud Collyer, Bern Bennett

Country: United States

At Liberty Club

Starring: Jacqueline Turner

Country: United States

The Ed Sullivan Show

Starring: Ed Sullivan

Country: United States

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Texaco Star Theatre

Starring: Milton Berle, Sid Stone

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 July 1948 ?

  • Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
  • Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
  • Lithuania - Statehood Day.
  • Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
  • Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nathalie Baye: French actress who's films include "Day for Night," "The Man Who Loved Women" and "The Return of Martin Guerre.
  • Brad Park: Toronto, Ontario -- NHL defenseman (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins).
  • Peter Mansbridge
  • Patrick Gaubert: French politician who was a Member of the European Parliament for the Île-de-France through 2009.
  • Tom Curley: American media executive.
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  • The world's first Air Car-ferry service is flown by a Bristol Freighter of Silver City Airways from Lympne to Le Touquet.

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

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

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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Tomorrow Will Be Better

By: Betty Smith


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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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The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Story of Simon Peter who gives up fishing to become an Apostle of Jesus

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