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Friday 18 June 1948

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nick Drake and Eva Marton. Romance on the High Seas, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching At Liberty Club.
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 ?

At Liberty Club

Starring: Jacqueline Turner

Country: United States

The Ed Sullivan Show

Starring: Ed Sullivan

Country: United States

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Texaco Star Theatre

Starring: Milton Berle, Sid Stone

Country: United States

We, the People

Starring: Dan Seymour, Al Capp, Dwight Weist

Country: United States

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Barney Blake, Police Reporter

Starring: Gene O'Donnell, Judy Parrish

Country: United States

Movies

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

Romance on the High Seas

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day

Country: United States

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Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

Directed by: Charles T. Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: United States

The Lady from Shanghai

Directed by: Rita Hayworth

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas

Country: United States

The Counterfeiters

Directed by: Peter Stewart

Starring: John Sutton, Doris Merrick, Hugh Beaumont

Country: United States

Melody Time

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dennis Day

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 June 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Seychelles - National Day.
  • Brazil - Chemist's Day.
  • Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
  • Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nick Drake: Rocker (Back to Fruit Tree).
  • Eva Marton: Hungarian operatic soprano.
  • Robyn Archer: Australian writer of some 18 stage productions and actress who has produced, directed and performed in "Kold Komfort Kaffre," 1978, "Tonight Lola Blau," 1979 "The Pack of Women" 1981 and "A Star is Born" 1982.
  • Philip Jackson: English actor.
  • Eliezer Halfin: Israeli wrestler (d. 1972).
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Facts:
  • Phillies pitching great Robin Roberts debut, loses 2-0 to Pirates
  • UN Commission on Human Rights adopts International Declaration of Human Rights
  • National Security Council authorizes covert operations for first time.
  • American Library Association adopts the Library Bill of Rights.
  • Malayan Emergency: A state of emergency is declared in the Malayan Union due to a communist insurgency.

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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Phyllis Calvert
  • Time: Young calf covered in ticker tape
  • Life: Fashion Tshirts

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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