It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of Monday, 19 July 1948 ?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
Famous People born
- French government of Schuman, resigns
: American keyboardist (Grateful Dead) (d. 1980)
Beverly Archer in Oak Park
: Illinois, USA; actress (Iola - Mama's Family).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1948 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Howard Hughes -- July 19, 1948
Esquire Magazine cover
The Big Fisherman - Lloyd C. Douglas
The Naked and the Dead - Norman Mailer
Dinner at Antoine's - Frances Parkinson Keyes
The Bishop's Mantle - Agnes Sligh Turnbull
Rca Victor Radio Phonograph Record Player (1948)
Seagrams 7 Crown Whiskey Sphinx Pyramid Art (1948)
Original New Orleans Mardi Gras Gumbo Soup (1948)
Tell the world why Monday, 19 July 1948 is such a special date for you!