Wednesday 1 December 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
3 Godfathers, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1948 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Tom Wright: English bishop and theologian.
- George Foster: American baseball player and radio host.
- Sarfraz Nawaz: Pakistani cricketer and politician.
- John Roskelley: American mountaineer and author.
- Neil Warnock: English footballer and manager.
- N Wright: English bishop and scholar
- Patrick Yakowa: Nigerian civil servant and politician Governor of Kaduna State (d. 2012)
- Piet Roozenburg becomes world champion checker player.
- Arabic Congress names Abdullah of Trans Jordan, King of Palestine.
- José Figueres Ferrer abolishes the army in Costa Rica, making it the first country in history to do so
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1948 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- On a Slow Boat to China - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
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