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Monday 8 November 1948

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dale A Gardner in Fairmont and Xavier Zuchowicz. Joan of Arc, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 while The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Studio One in Hollywood.
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TV Series

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

Studio One in Hollywood

Starring: Betty Furness

Country: United States

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The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse

Starring: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson

Country: United States

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Actor's Studio

Starring: Marc Connelly

Country: United States

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Around the Town

Starring: Kyle MacDonnell, Johnny Downs, Earl Wrightson

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Joan of Arc

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Jos Ferrer, Francis L. Sullivan

Country: United States

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Blood on the Moon

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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The Snake Pit

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn

Country: United States

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The Red Shoes

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer

Country: United States

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The Three Musketeers

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, June Allyson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1948 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Freddy Martin & His Orchestra - On a Slow Boat to China
  2. Buttons and Bows - Betty Garrett (Art Mooney Orchestra)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Starlet fencer
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dr. Robert Oppenheimer -- Nov. 8, 1948
  • Life: General Norstad

Books

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

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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Tomorrow Will Be Better

By: Betty Smith

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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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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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