1948  

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"Pop culture - the folk culture of the modern market, the culture of the instant, at once subsuming past and future and refusing to acknowledge the reality of either - began about 1948, in the United States and Great Britain." --Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the Twentieth Century, p. 257.

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

1948 is the 948th year of the 2nd millennium, the 48th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1940s decade.

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Births

Tee Scott - Brian Eno - Lester Bangs - Catherine Breillat - John Carpenter - Nick Drake - Donna Summer - Joe Dallesandro - Ian McEwan - Martin Hannett - William Gibson - Francis Grasso - Glenn Branca - Gérard Depardieu - Catherine Millet - Eric Fischl - John Martyn - James Ellroy

Deaths

Antonin Artaud - Sergei Eisenstein - Kurt Schwitters




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