Friday 9 January 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
I Walk Alone, directed by Byron Haskin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- William Cowsill in Newport: Rhode Island, USA; rock guitarist/vocals (Cowsills - "We Can Fly").
- Cassie Gaines: backup Singer (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (d. 1977).
- Jean-Philippe Allenbach: French politician, president of the Mouvement Franche-Comté.
- Bill Cowsill: Newport, Rhode Island -- Rock guitarist / vocals (Cowsills-We Can Fly).
- Jan Tomaszewski: Polish footballer manager and politician.
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