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
: Rock keyboardist (Grateful Dead)
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1948 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Howard Hughes -- July 19, 1948
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
Motorolas Television Easy to Enjoy good Television on Davegas easy Payment terms (1948)
United Gas N. Louisiana Where Mother Nature is First Vice President (1948)
Gillette Razor Super Speed Razor Set (1948)
Tell the world why Monday, 19 July 1948 is such a special date for you!