Tuesday 15 June 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein, directed by Charles T. Barton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
- Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
- Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
- Malawi's Freedom Day
- Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
- Flag Day in Denmark
- Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Paul Michiels: Belgian rock musician, singer and song-writer, who has worked solo as well as a member of the group Soulsister.
- Mike Holmgren: American pro head coach of the Green Bay Packers, successfully winning Super Bowl XXXI in 1996, defeating New England to take the championship.
- Alan Huckle: English politician and diplomat Governor of Anguilla.
- Champ Summers: Baseball player.
- Henry McLeish: Scottish Member of Parliament associated with the Labour party, the representative of Fife and Central, returned at the General Election on 6/11/1987.
- 1st night game at Briggs Stadium: Detroit Tigers beat Philadelphia Athletics
- WPIX TV channel 11 in NYC, New York (IND) begins broadcasting
- WTNH TV channel 8 in New Haven, CT (ABC) begins broadcasting
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