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Friday 13 August 1948

US date format: 8/13/1948, UK date format: 13/8/1948

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Kathleen Battle and Mosiuoa Patrick "Terror" Lekota. Rope, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Gabrielle.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Dick Hogan

Country: United States of America

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Sotto il sole di Roma

Directed by: Renato Castellani

Starring: Oscar Blando, Liliana Mancini, Francesco Golisano, Ennio Fabeni

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Algo flota sobre el agua

Directed by: Alfredo B. Crevenna

Starring: Arturo de Córdova, Elsa Aguirre, Amparo Morillo, Rubén Rojo

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Race Street

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: George Raft, William Bendix, Marilyn Maxwell, Frank Faylen

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The Loves of Carmen

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, Ron Randell, Victor Jory

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TV Series

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


Directed by: Patrice Chéreau

Starring: Gabrielle

Country: United States of America

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Lucky Pup

Starring: Doris Brown, Hope Bunin, Morey Bunin

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Crystal Room

Starring: Maggi McNellis

Country: United States of America

Douglas Edwards with the News

Starring: Douglas Edwards

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1948 ?

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Famous Deaths:
  • Satchel Paige at age 42 pitches his first major league complete game.

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