Wednesday September 29, 1948

US date format: 9/29/1948, UK date format: 29/9/1948

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 29, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Mike Pinear and John M McHugh. Woman Hater, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Welcome Aboard.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
  • England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
  • Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
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Events

  • WBAP (now KXAS) TV channel 5 in Fort Worth-Dallas, TX (NBC) begins
  • WSB TV channel 2 in Atlanta, Georgia (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Laurence Olivier's ''Hamlet'' opens in the United States.

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Movies

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Woman Hater

Woman Hater

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Stewart Granger, Edwige Feuillère, Ronald Squire, Jeanne De Casalis

Inner Sanctum

Inner Sanctum

Directed by: Lew Landers

Starring: Charles Russell, Mary Beth Hughes, Dale Belding, Billy House

Unknown Island

Unknown Island

Directed by: Jack Bernhard

Starring: Virginia Grey, Phillip Reed, Richard Denning, Barton MacLane

Boarding House Blues

Boarding House Blues

Directed by: Josh Binney

Starring: Moms Mabley, Dusty Fletcher, Marcellus Wilson, Marie Cooke

Louisiana Story

Louisiana Story

Directed by: Robert J. Flaherty

Starring: Joseph Boudreaux, Lionel Le Blanc, E. Bienvenu, Frank Hardy

TV Series

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Welcome Aboard

Welcome Aboard

Directed by: Jean Becker

Gabrielle

Gabrielle

Directed by: Patrice Chéreau

Starring: Gabrielle

Country: United States of America

Greatest Fights of the Century

Greatest Fights of the Century

Starring: Jim Stevenson

Country: United States of America

The Bigelow Show

The Bigelow Show

The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse

The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse

Starring: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson

Country: United States of America

Days to next September 29

If September 29, 1948 is your birthday you're 71 years, 10 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 20 days.
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