Tuesday 19 October 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Red Shoes, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Chester Biscardi: Composer.
- Greg Malone: Canadian impressionist and actor.
- James Kunstler: American author and critic.
- Dave Mallow: American voice actor and screenwriter.
- Patrick Simmons: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Doobie Brothers).
- My Romance opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 95 performances
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1948 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Say Something Sweet to Your Sweetheart - Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae
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