Thursday 9 December 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
3 Godfathers, directed by John Ford, 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 9 December 1948 ?
- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
- Dennis Dunaway: American musician (Alice Cooper).
- Ron Vawter in Latham: New York, USA; actor (Philadelphia, Empire City, Twister).
- Marleen Gorris: Dutch director (Mres Dalloway, Antonia, Last Island).
- Jonathan Sumption: English historian author and judge.
- Gloconda Belli: Nicaraguan author, novelist and poet.
- UN General Assembly unanimously approves Convention on Genocide
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1948 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Twelfth Street Rag - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra
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