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Monday 19 January 1948

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include François Lemarchand and Harvey Hinsley. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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The Ghost of Frankenstein

Directed by: Erle C. Kenton

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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Secret Beyond the Door...

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Joan Bennett, Michael Redgrave, Anne Revere

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 19 January 1948

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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 19 January 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
  • Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
  • St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Harvey Hinsley: Rocker.
  • François Lemarchand: French entrepreneur, founder in 1990 of 'Nature et Découvertes,' a French chain of general merchandise stores.
  • Nancy Lynch: American computer scientist and academic.
  • Frank McKenna: Canadian politician and diplomat 27th Premier of New Brunswick.
  • Mal Reilly: English rugby league player and coach.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tony Garnier: French architect and urban planner who, at the turn of the century, designed a city of the future.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. I'm My Own Grandpa - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  2. I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
  3. Manana (Is Soon Enough for Me) - Peggy Lee (Dave Barbour Orchestra)
  4. Frankie Laine - Shine

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