Wednesday 5 May 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
State of the Union, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Chantal Ladesou: French humourist, stage and film actress, known for her "high energy".
- Anna Bergman: Swedish actress.
- Mats Bergman: Swedish actor.
- Bella van der Spiegel-Hage: Dutch cyclist.
- Bill Ward: English drummer and songwriter (Black Sabbath and Mythology).
- Jomanda : Dutch internationally known psychic, said to have restored sight and healed cancer. She transmits power through her hands and accepts $30 donations for healing sessions. She originally lectured in the U.S. in 1986 and is well known in Europe. Articles have been written about her in Germany, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Hong Kong, Austria, Canada, Poland, Malaysia, Japan, the West Indies and the United States. She often does TV interviews, has her own radio program, and sells magic wa
- Frank Esier-Smith: Rocker
- 1st air squadron of jets aboard a carrier
- Belgian Government of Spaak resigns.
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- The Dickey-Bird Song - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
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