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Monday 26 April 1948

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Boyd Matson and Gerry Sikorski American politician (Representative-Democrat-Minnesota. State of the Union, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 while Dinner at Antoine's by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Barney Blake, Police Reporter.
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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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The Howdy Doody Show

Written by: E. Roger Muir

Starring: Bob Smith

Country: United States

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Television Playhouse

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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Meet the Press

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

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Paisan

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Carmela Sazio, Gar Moore, William Tubbs

Country: United States

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The Pirate

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
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Facts:
  • The XP-86 prototype for the US Sabre Jet first "officially" breaks the sound barrier.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Rugby week woman on mans shoulders
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arturo Toscanini -- Apr. 26, 1948
  • Life: Churchills memoirs

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Books

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

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

Story of Simon Peter who gives up fishing to become an Apostle of Jesus

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Tomorrow Will Be Better

By: Betty Smith

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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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