Thursday 15 July 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Key Largo, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
- Pierre Lasjaunias: French physician, a pioneer in the field of neuroradiology.
- Twinkle : English singer-songwriter (d. 2015).
- Dimosthenis Kourtovik: Greek anthropologist and critic.
- Artimus Pyle: American drummer and songwriter (Lynyrd Skynyrd).
- Alicia Bridges: American singer.
- Enrique Basilio hurler: first lady to light Olympic flame (Mexico-1968).
- Andrew Dwyer: American executive and CEO in charge of JWP, a high-tech global engineering utility, noted for turning his company into the high-tech business that it is. Dwyer pursued legal management in college and received a BA in History and a JD. He enjoys golf and tennis in his leisure time.
- Anne Sinclair: French and American television and radio interviewer who hosted one of the most popular political shows for more than thirteen years on TF1, the largest European private TV channel. She is heiress to much of the fortune of her maternal grandfather, Paul Rosenberg. She covered the 2008 US presidential campaign for the leading French Sunday paper Le Journal du Dimanche and the French TV channel Canal+.
- Alcoholic Anonymous founded in Britain
- President Truman nominated for another term (Philadelphia)
- US President Harry Truman nominated for another term.
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