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Thursday 28 October 1948

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 28, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ricki Lee Reynolds and Valeri Viktorovich Baberdin. Joan of Arc, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Studio One in Hollywood.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Joan of Arc

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, José Ferrer, Francis L. Sullivan, J. Carrol Naish

Country: United States

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Thunder in the Pines

Directed by: Robert Gordon

Starring: George Reeves, Ralph Byrd, Greg McClure, Michael Whalen

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Unfaithfully Yours

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallee, Barbara Lawrence

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The Snake Pit

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn, Celeste Holm

Country: United States

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June Bride

Directed by: Bretaigne Windust

Starring: Bette Davis, Robert Montgomery, Fay Bainter, Betty Lynn

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TV Series

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

Studio One in Hollywood

Starring: Betty Furness

Country: United States

Through Wendy's Window

The Singing Lady

Paris Cavalcade of Fashions

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 1948 ?

  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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  • Flag of Israel is adopted.
  • Swiss chemist Paul Muller is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the insecticidal properties of DDT.
  • The massacre of Dawaymeh begins.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 28, 1948 - Geocentric view

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