Sunday 12 December 1948
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ray Jackson and Françoise Panafieu.
3 Godfathers, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching The Morey Amsterdam Show.
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- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Ray Jackson: Rocker.
- Françoise Panafieu: French politician, a member of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) party and mayor of the 17th arrondissement of Paris.
- Tom Wilkinson: Movie Actor.
- Malayan Emergency: Batang Kali Massacre : 14 members of the Scots Guards stationed in Malaysia allegedly massacre 24 unarmed civilians and set fire to the village.
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