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[Birth] July 9: Larry Brown born in Oxford, Mississippi.

[Birth] October 3: Neil McGaughey born in Natchez, Mississippi.

[Birth] November 25: Charlaine Harris born in Tunica, Mississippi.

[Stage Play] February 3: Tennessee Williams’s play The Rose Tattoo produced on Broadway.

[Film] Premiere of the film A Streetcar Named Desire, based on the play by Tennessee Williams.

[Film] Premiere of the film Native Son, screenplay by Richard Wright and based on his novel.

[Award] William Faulkner receives a National Book Award for Collected Stories and the Legion of Honor award in New Orleans.
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