Friday 18 June 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Romance on the High Seas, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Seychelles - National Day.
- Brazil - Chemist's Day.
- Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
- Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
- Philip Jackson: English actor.
- Eliezer Halfin: Israeli wrestler (d. 1972).
- Éva Marton: Hungarian soprano and actress.
- Robyn Archer: Australian writer of some 18 stage productions and actress who has produced, directed and performed in "Kold Komfort Kaffre," 1978, "Tonight Lola Blau," 1979 "The Pack of Women" 1981 and "A Star is Born" 1982.
- Nick Drake: Rocker (Back to Fruit Tree).
- Eva Marton: Hungarian operatic soprano
- Phillies pitching great Robin Roberts debut, loses 2-0 to Pirates
- UN Commission on Human Rights adopts International Declaration of Human Rights
- National Security Council authorizes covert operations for first time.
- American Library Association adopts the Library Bill of Rights.
- Malayan Emergency: A state of emergency is declared in the Malayan Union due to a communist insurgency.
- LP record ampndash Columbia Records introduced it's long playing 33 sup1/sup/sub3/sub rpm phonograph format.
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