Saturday 18 December 1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Force of Evil, directed by Abraham Polonsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- Bill Nelson: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Be-Bop Deluxe and Bill Nelson's Red Noise).
- Mimmo Paladino: Italian sculptor and painter.
- Laurent Voulzy: French singer and composer, spent his childhood with his mother, dancer from Guadeloupe, in the suburb of Paris.
- Bryan "Chas" Changler in Newcastle: England; rock bassist (Animals).
- George Johnson: American professional basketball center, playing for the "Golden State Warriors," "Golden State Buffalos, "New Jersey Nets" and the "San Antonio Spurs.
- Edmund Kemper: American serial murderer and necrophiliac. A sadistic sociopath, he selected his victims for the purpose of venting deep-rooted sexual and sadistic urges. His victims were high-born, educated, spoiled, perhaps too-pretty, the kind who he felt were cruel to him in high school.
- Janet Fay: Hammered to death by Honeymoon Killers.
- WDSU TV channel 6 in New Orleans, LA (NBC) begins broadcasting
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