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Tuesday 8 June 1948

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lorna Heilbron . Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein, directed by Charles T. Barton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 while The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Texaco Star Theatre.
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TV Series

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

Texaco Star Theatre

Starring: Milton Berle, Sid Stone

Country: United States

We, the People

Starring: Dan Seymour, Al Capp, Dwight Weist

Country: United States

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Barney Blake, Police Reporter

Starring: Gene O'Donnell, Judy Parrish

Country: United States

On the Corner

Starring: Henry Morgan

Country: United States

For Your Pleasure

Starring: Kyle MacDonnell

Country: United States

Movies

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

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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Anna Karenina

Directed by: Julien Duvivier

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Kieron Moore

Country: United States

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Day of Wrath

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Thorkild Roose, Lisbeth Movin, Sigrid Neiiendam

Country: United States

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Paisan

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Carmela Sazio, Gar Moore, William Tubbs

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Sally closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • John Rudder becomes 1st negro commissioned officer in US marines
  • Milton Berle hosts the debut of Texaco Star Theater.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1948?

  • Life: Fashion Tshirts
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mayor William O'Dwyer -- June 7, 1948
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Books

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

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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Tomorrow Will Be Better

By: Betty Smith

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The Naked and the Dead

By: Norman Mailer

Hailed as one of the finest novels to come out of the Second World War, The Naked and the Dead received unprecedented critical acclaim upon its publication and has since become part of the American canon.

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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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