Friday 2 April 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eleanor Margaret Burbridge and Joan [Carol] D[ennison] Vinge.
Paisan, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Tonight on Broadway.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 2 April 1948 ?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
- Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
- Malvinas Day in Argentina.
- Sizdah be dar in Iran
- Eleanor Margaret Burbridge: Astronomer / educator.
- Joan [Carol] D[ennison] Vinge: United States -- Sci-fi author (2 Hugos, Dune).
- Marlene Floyd: LPGA golfer.
- Kerry Minnear: rocker (Gentle Giant).
- Joan D Vinge: American author.
- Jean-Michel Wilmotte: French architect, who studied interior design at the Camondo school of interior design in Paris, and two years after graduating founded his own agency in Paris in 1975.
- Roald Als: Danish author and illustrator
- Dimitris Mitropanos: Greek singer (d. 2012)
- Daniel Okrent: American journalist and author
- Joan Vinge: American author
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1948 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Now is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song) - Buddy Clark
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?