Sunday 2 May 1948
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Larry Gatlin in Seminole and Larry Gatlin.
State of the Union, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Barney Blake, Police Reporter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Letter from an Unknown Woman
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Barney Blake, Police Reporter
Which were the important events of 2 May 1948 ?
- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
See other famous people born on 02 May
Larry Gatlin in Seminole: Texas, USA; country singer (Gatlin Brothers - "Broken Lady").
Larry Gatlin: American C&W singer, songwriter, in the Gatlin Brothers band with brothers Rudy and Steve.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1948 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
The Dickey-Bird Song - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1948?
- Life: Rugby week woman on mans shoulders
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arturo Toscanini -- Apr. 26, 1948
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
A perennial favourite from Lloyd C. Douglas, and the basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.
Hailed as one of the finest novels to come out of the Second World War, The Naked and the Dead received unprecedented critical acclaim upon its publication and has since become part of the American canon.
Orson Foxworth celebrates his return to New Orleans by giving a dinner in the 1840 room at Antoines restaurant, ostensibly planned to present his niece for the Carnival festivities and to renew his romance with Amelie Lalande.
Hilary Laurens, a young Episcopal priest about 1939, has recently returned to his hometown, somewhere in the American heartland. Upon receiving sudden word that his grandfather, the Bishop of that diocese and the only father he's known, has suddenly taken ...
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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