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Monday 28 June 1948

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kathy Bates and Deborah Moggach. A Foreign Affair, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 while The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Winner Take All.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Winner Take All

Starring: Bud Collyer, Bern Bennett

Country: United States

At Liberty Club

Starring: Jacqueline Turner

Country: United States

The Ed Sullivan Show

Starring: Ed Sullivan

Country: United States

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Texaco Star Theatre

Starring: Milton Berle, Sid Stone

Country: United States

We, the People

Starring: Dan Seymour, Al Capp, Dwight Weist

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Easter Parade

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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A Foreign Affair

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund

Country: United States

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Romance on the High Seas

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day

Country: United States

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Melody Time

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dennis Day

Country: United States

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State of the Union

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 June 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kathy Bates: American actress, a sympathetic star of stage and screen.
  • Deborah Moggach: English author and screenwriter.
  • Sergei Bodrov: Russian-American director producer and screenwriter.
  • Daniel Wegner: Canadian-American psychologist and academic (d. 2013).
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Facts:
  • US / British airlift to West-Berlin begins
  • Boxer Dick Turpin beats Vince Hawkins at Villa Park in Birmingham to become the first black British boxing champion in the modern era.
  • The Cominform circulates the ''Resolution on the situation in the Communist Party of Yugoslavia''; Yugoslavia is expelled from the Communist bloc.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1948 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Pee Wee Hunt Orch - Twelfth Street Rag

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Boy from Kent School
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jean Simmons -- June 28, 1948
  • Life: Cape Cod weekend

Books

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

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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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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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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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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