Thursday 8 July 1948
It was Thursday, 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
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1948 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Kim Darby: North Hollywood, California -- Actress (True Grit, Enola Gay, Rich Man Poor Man).
- Raffi : Egyptian born Canadian children's entertainer.
- Kim Darby in North Hollywood: California, USA; actress (True Grit, Enola Gay, Rich Man Poor Man).
- 500th anniversary Russian orthodox church celebrated in Moscow
- The United States Air Force accepts its first female recruits into a program called Women in the Air Force (WAF).
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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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