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Saturday 24 January 1948

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michael Des Barres and Elliott Abrams. 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 Dialing for Dollars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Buck Privates

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lee Bowman

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 24 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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Meet the Press

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

Country: United States

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Eye Witness

Starring: Wesley Addy, Joseph Anthony, Fay Bainter, Lee Bowman

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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Television Playhouse

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Music in My Heart closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 124 performances

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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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