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Tuesday 28 December 1948

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 28, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mary Weiss . Spring in a Small Town, directed by Mu Fei, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Picture This.
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What the sky looked like on 28 December 1948

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

Spring in a Small Town

Directed by: Mu Fei

Starring: Chaoming Cui, Wei Li, Yu Shi, Wei Wei

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Directed by: S.U. Sunny

Starring: Nargis, Dilip Kumar, Jeevan, Roopkamal

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Wake of the Red Witch

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young, Adele Mara

Country: United States

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Brass Monkey

Directed by: Thornton Freeland

Starring: Carroll Levis, Carole Landis, Herbert Lom, Avril Angers

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Portrait of Jennie

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Lillian Gish

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Picture This

Directed by: Stephen Herek

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NBC Presents

Starring: Eva Condon, Andrew Duggan, Jean Shepherd, Nancy Coleman

Country: United States

Bowling Headliners

Jazz Concert

Colgate Theatre

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1948 ?

  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • IDF crosses Egyptian border
  • US announced a study to launch an Earth satellite
  • Middel-Java as a whole in Dutch hands.
  • The DC-3 airliner NC16002 disappears 50 miles south of Miami, Florida.
  • A Muslim Brotherhood member assassinates Egyptian Prime Minister Mahmud Fahmi Nokrashi

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 28, 1948 - Geocentric view

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