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Friday 27 February 1948

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stephen Curtis and Eddie Gray. Quai des Orfèvres, directed by H. G. Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 while The Bishop's Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Camel News Caravan.
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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 months ?

Quai des Orfèvres

Directed by: H. G. Clouzot

Starring: Louis Jouvet, Simone Renant, Bernard Blier

Country: United States

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The Naked City

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 February 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
  • Saint Honorine
Famous Birthdays:
  • Stephen Curtis: CEO (DVLA).
  • Eddie Gray: rock guitarist (Tommy James and Shondells - "Crystal Blue Persuasion").
  • Michael Baigent: British writer of New Zealand origin, freemason and astrologer.
  • Philippe Dartevelle: French surgeon, specializing in peripheral vascular surgery and general thoracic surgery.
  • John Ferguson: American homicide; found guilty on 5/25/1978 of six murders and sentenced to death by execution.
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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: Oregon ski resort
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Karl Marx -- Feb. 23, 1948
  • Life: Joan Tetzel

Books

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

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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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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