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Sunday 22 February 1948

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dennis Awtrey NBA center (Chicago Bulls and Dennis Awtrey. Le Corbeau: The Raven, directed by Henri Georges Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Camel News Caravan.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Camel News Caravan

Starring: John Cameron Swayze

Country: United States

Court of Current Issues

Country: United States

Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour

Starring: Ted Mack

Country: United States

Mr. and Mrs.

Starring: Yul Brynner, Virginia Gilmore

Country: United States

Dialing for Dollars

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Le Corbeau: The Raven

Directed by: Henri Georges Clouzot

Starring: Pierre Fresnay, Ginette Leclerc, Micheline Francey

Country: United States

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Call Northside 777

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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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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Secret Beyond the Door...

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Joan Bennett, Michael Redgrave, Anne Revere

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
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Facts:
  • Arabs bomb attack in Jerusalem, 50 die.
  • Communist revolution in Czechoslovakia.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra (Vocal Ames Brothers)
  2. Alvino Rey & His Orchestra - I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover
  3. Slap Her Down Again, Paw - Arthur Godfrey

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Joan Tetzel
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Benjamin Britten -- Feb. 16, 1948
  • Life: Senator Robert Taft

Books

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

The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

An account of the story of West Indies cricket from its beginings to the present day. This book discusses the personalities involved and explains the social order and rivalry that lie behind the players, the island and the game.

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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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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 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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