Friday 17 December 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jim Alexander and Jim Bonfanti.
Act of Violence, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall.
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1948 ?
- Jim Alexander: Rocker.
- Jim Bonfanti: rocker (Raspberries - "Go All the Way").
- Valery Belousov: Russian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2015).
- Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu: Turkish economist and politician.
- Edgar Istel: Composer, dies at 68.
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