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Saturday 11 December 1948

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Baur in Los Angeles and Tony Gabriel. 3 Godfathers, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching The Morey Amsterdam Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Morey Amsterdam Show

Starring: Morey Amsterdam, Art Carney, Johnny Guarnieri, Don Russell

Country: United States

Who Said That?

Starring: John Daly, Walter Kiernan, June Lockhart, Bob Considine

Country: United States

Talent Scouts

Starring: Arthur Godfrey

Country: United States

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The Earl Wrightson Show

Starring: Earl Wrightson

Country: United States

The Arrow Show

Starring: Herbert Coleman, Len Hale, Jerry Hausner, Harry Salter

Country: United States

Movies

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

3 Godfathers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Pedro Armendriz, Harry Carey Jr.

Country: United States

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Yellow Sky

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gregory Peck, Anne Baxter, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

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So Dear to My Heart

Directed by: Harold Schuster

Starring: Burl Ives, Beulah Bondi, Bobby Driscoll

Country: United States

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He Walked by Night

Directed by: Alfred Werker

Starring: Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts

Country: United States

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The Boy with Green Hair

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Pat O'Brien, Robert Ryan, Barbara Hale

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • WHEN (now WTVH) TV channel 5 in Syracuse, New York (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • WMC TV channel 5 in Memphis, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • The United Nations passes General Assembly Resolution 194, which established and defined the role of the United Nations Conciliation Commission as an organization to facilitate peace in the British Mandate for Palestine.
  • 12 ampndash Malayan Emergency: Batang Kali massacre: Scots Guards shoot 24 Chinese villagers in Malaya

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Montgomery Clift
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Chiang Kai-shek -- Dec. 6, 1948
  • Esquire

Books

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

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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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

This edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.15 spacing. "The Big Fisherman" is a historical novel centered around Simon Peter, one of the twelve apostles.

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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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