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Saturday 24 January 1948

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 24, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michael Des Barres and Elliott Abrams. The Judge Steps Out, directed by Boris Ingster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching The Nature of Things.
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What the sky looked like on 24 January 1948

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

The Judge Steps Out

Directed by: Boris Ingster

Starring: Alexander Knox, Ann Sothern, George Tobias, Sharyn Moffett

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Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Lon Chaney Jr.

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If You Knew Susie

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Eddie Cantor, Joan Davis, Allyn Joslyn, Charles Dingle

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Sleep, My Love

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Robert Cummings, Don Ameche, Rita Johnson

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Open Secret

Directed by: John Reinhardt

Starring: John Ireland, Jane Randolph, Sheldon Leonard, Roman Bohnen

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TV Series

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

The Nature of Things

Superman Serials: The Complete 1948 & 1950 Theatrical Serials Collection

Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour

Starring: Ted Mack

Country: United States

Meet the Press

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1948 ?

  • 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
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  • Music in My Heart closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 124 performances

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 24, 1948 - Geocentric view

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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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