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Thursday 22 April 1948

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carole Drinkwater and Larry Groce. Letter from an Unknown Woman, directed by Max Opuls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Barney Blake, Police Reporter.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Barney Blake, Police Reporter

Starring: Gene O'Donnell, Judy Parrish

Country: United States

On the Corner

Starring: Henry Morgan

Country: United States

For Your Pleasure

Starring: Kyle MacDonnell

Country: United States

Hollywood Screen Test

Starring: Neil Hamilton

Country: United States

Tonight on Broadway

Starring: John Mason Brown

Country: United States

Movies

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

Letter from an Unknown Woman

Directed by: Max Opuls

Starring: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians

Country: United States

Anna Karenina

Directed by: Julien Duvivier

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Kieron Moore

Country: United States

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Day of Wrath

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Thorkild Roose, Lisbeth Movin, Sigrid Neiiendam

Country: United States

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Paisan

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Carmela Sazio, Gar Moore, William Tubbs

Country: United States

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All My Sons

Directed by: Irving Reis

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 April 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • WTVR TV channel 6 in Richmond, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1948 Arab-Israeli War: Haifa, a major port of Israel, is captured from Arab forces.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Nature Boy - Nat King Cole (Frank DeVol & His Orchestra)
  2. Toolie Oolie Doolie (Yodel Polka) - Andrews Sisters

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Churchills memoirs
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alcide de Gasperi -- Apr. 19, 1948
  • Life: Barbara Bel Geddes

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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