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Wednesday 11 February 1948

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sue Bernard and Chris Rush. Call Northside 777, directed by Henry Hathaway, 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 Camel News Caravan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Dialing for Dollars

Country: United States

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The Howdy Doody Show

Written by: E. Roger Muir

Starring: Bob Smith

Country: United States

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Television Playhouse

Country: United States

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Stump the Stars

Written by: Mike Stokey

Starring: Mike Stokey, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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Meet the Press

Starring: David Gregory, Tim Russert, Lawrence E. Spivak, Chuck Todd

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Call Northside 777

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt

Country: United States

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I Walk Alone

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas

Country: United States

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Topper

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Cary Grant, Constance Bennett, Roland Young

Country: United States

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Buck Privates

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lee Bowman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 February 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • World Day of the Sick.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
  • National Youth Day in Cameroon.
  • Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sue Bernard: Los Angeles, California -- Playmate (Dec, 1966).
  • Chris Rush: American stand-up comedian.
  • Régis Franc: French comic book writer, filmmaker and writer.
  • Al Johnson: American singer-songwriter and producer (The Unifics) (d. 2013).
  • Yoshihito : Prince Katsura of Japan (d. 2014).
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Beg Your Pardon - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra (Vocal Marjorie Hughes)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Senator Robert Taft
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Edwin P. Hubble -- Feb. 9, 1948
  • Life: Maine schoolboy

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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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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Tomorrow Will Be Better

By: Betty Smith

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