Tuesday 13 July 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alf Hansen and Linda Ann Simon.
Key Largo, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Gabrielle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- Alf Hansen: Norway -- Double sculls (1976 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Linda Ann Simon: Airline Captain.
- Robert Underwood: (Rep-D-Guam).
- Ronald K Machtley: (Rep-R-Rhode Island).
- Daphne Maxwell Reid: American actress.
- Tony Kornheiser: American sports journalist
- Catherine Breillat: French filmmaker, novelist and Professor of Auteur Cinema at the European Graduate School. She has often courted controversy with her films' frank treatment of sexual themes. For example, her 1976 debut film, A Real Young Girl, was banned until 1999.
- Daphne Reid: American actress and producer
- The attempted assassination of Palmiro Togliatti, general secretary of the Italian Communist Party, incites numerous strikes all over the country.
- The first London chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous is founded.
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