Sunday 4 July 1948
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
A Foreign Affair, directed by Billy Wilder, 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 4 July 1948 ?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Ed Armbrister: baseball player.
- Jeremy Spencer: Rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac-Oh Well).
- Tommy Korberg: Swedish singer and actor.
- Phil Wheatley: Director-General of the National Offender Management Service.
- René Arnoux: French racing car driver, he competed in twelve Formula 1 seasons (1978-89).
- Katherine Govier: Canadian novelist who won the City of Toronto Book Award in 1992. Her novel "Creation" was a New York Times Notable Book of 2003. Her ex-husband is John Honderich, former publisher of the Toronto Star; she has two children.
- Tommy Körberg: Swedish singer and actor
- Monteiro Lobato: Brazilian writer (Born 1882).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1948 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Bluebird of Happiness - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
- Gordon MacRae - It's Magic
- Blue Barron & His Orchestra - You Were Only Fooling
- Sarah Vaughan - Nature Boy
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