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Tuesday 22 June 1948

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Todd Rundgren and Sue Roberts. Romance on the High Seas, directed by Michael Curtiz, 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. On TV people were watching At Liberty Club.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Romance on the High Seas

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day

Country: United States

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Melody Time

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dennis Day

Country: United States

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State of the Union

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 June 1948 ?

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  • The ship ''Empire Windrush'' brings a large group of Afro-Caribbean immigrants to Tilbury near London, the start of a large wave of immigration to Britain.
  • Cold War: The Berlin Blockade begins.
  • The first World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization is held in Geneva.

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Ella Fitzgerald - My Happiness

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Life magazine


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

Tomorrow Will Be Better

By: Betty Smith


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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 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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