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Sunday 21 March 1948

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nancy Addison Altman in New York City and Scott Fahlman. All My Sons, directed by Irving Reis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 while Tomorrow Will Be Better by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
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 ?

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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Meet the Press

Starring: David Gregory, Tim Russert, Lawrence E. Spivak, Chuck Todd

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

All My Sons

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Burt Lancaster, Mady Christians

Country: United States

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Fort Apache

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple

Country: United States

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The Pirate

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak

Country: United States

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Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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The Search

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Ivan Jandl, Aline MacMahon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 March 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
  • World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
  • St. Nicholas of Flue
  • Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
  • China: Chunfen.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Stop the Music with Bert Parks premieres on ABC radio

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Sabre Dance - Woody Herman & His Orchestra
  2. I Love You, Yes I Do - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Laurence Olivier
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Clark Clifford -- Mar. 15, 1948
  • Life: Woman wearing Beret

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Tomorrow Will Be Better

By: Betty Smith

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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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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 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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