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Sunday 14 March 1948

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Billy Crystal and James Nachtwey. The Big Clock, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 while The Bishop's Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Camel News Caravan.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Big Clock

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Ray Milland, Maureen O'Sullivan, Charles Laughton

Country: United States

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Sitting Pretty

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, Clifton Webb

Country: United States

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I Remember Mama

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka

Country: United States

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Quai des Orfèvres

Directed by: H. G. Clouzot

Starring: Louis Jouvet, Simone Renant, Bernard Blier

Country: United States

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The Naked City

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart

Country: United States

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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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Eye Witness

Starring: Ben Grauer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 March 1948 ?

  • Albania - Summer Day: Albanian holiday Summer is celebrated in this day in Elbasan and its surroundings.
  • Pi Day - unofficial mathematics holiday.
  • Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honor of Mars were held.
  • Saint Mathildis
  • Saint Paulina
Famous Birthdays:
  • Billy Crystal: American actor and comedian, a gifted mimic and major league comic who evokes full-blown alter egos.
  • James Nachtwey
  • Gregorio Honasan: Philippine rebel and former government aide; he was fired as Defense Minister by Corazon Aquino in 11/1986.
  • Bernd Stange
  • Philippe Maystadt: Belgian politician who served as Minister for Economic Affairs, Minister of Finance, and Deputy Prime Minister.
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  • Freedom Train arrives in San Francisco

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Perry Como - Because

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

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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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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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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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