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Thursday 12 February 1948

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ray Kurzweil and Alexander Carlile. Summer Holiday, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Old Songs for New.
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What the sky looked like on 12 February 1948

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

Summer Holiday

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Gloria DeHaven, Walter Huston, Frank Morgan

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Tenth Avenue Angel

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: Margaret O'Brien, Angela Lansbury, George Murphy, Phyllis Thaxter

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Arch of Triumph

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Charles Laughton, Louis Calhern

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Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Robert Young, Marguerite Chapman, Willard Parker, Akim Tamiroff

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Tornado Range

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Eddie Dean, Copper the Horse, Roscoe Ates, Jennifer Holt

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TV Series

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

Old Songs for New

Camel News Caravan

Starring: John Cameron Swayze

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The Nature of Things

Superman Serials: The Complete 1948 & 1950 Theatrical Serials Collection

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 February 1948 ?

  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
  • Darwin Day.
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  • 1st Lt Nancy Leftenant becomes 1st black in army nursing corps

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Now Is The Hour - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
  2. Now Is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song) - Margaret Whiting

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