Sunday 18 April 1948
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Day of Wrath, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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Which were the important events of 18 April 1948 ?
- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
- The Cheat's Cheatday on homestarrunner.com
- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- Catherine Malfitano in New York City: New York, USA; soprano (Metropolitan Opera).
- "Tiny" Nate: Archibald; NBA guard (Cincinnati Royals).
- Skip Stephenson in Omaha: Nebraska, USA; comedian (Real People).
- Nate Archibald: American athlete, NBA basketball player.
- Ken Swensen: American track and field champion.
- Régis Wargnier: French film director, film producer, screenwriter and film score composer.
- Richard Wolsztynski: French senior military officer, who was Chief of Staff of the Air Force from 2002 to 2006.
- International Court of Justice opens at The Hague, Netherlands.
- The first democratic general election with universal suffrage is held in Italy.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1948 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Nature Boy - Nat King Cole (Frank DeVol & His Orchestra)
- Toolie Oolie Doolie (Yodel Polka) - Andrews Sisters
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