Friday 20 February 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include A C Fabian and Barry Wordsworth.
Le Corbeau: The Raven, directed by Henri Georges Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Camel News Caravan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 February 1948 ?
- A C Fabian: Astronomer.
- Barry Wordsworth: Conductor.
- Billy Zoom: Musician.
- Gerda Boykin: LPGA golfer.
- John Browne group chief executive: British Petroleum Company.
- Jennifer O'Neill: American actress, a leggy, fresh faced brunette with warm natural beauty, probably best known for gracing many magazines covers and tantalized adolescent boys in 1971's "Summer of '42." Along with 30 movies, she has also had eight husbands and nine marriages (she married one husband twice); nine miscarriages; one suicide attempt; electroshock therapy; a broken back from a riding accident; her daughter's sexual abuse by her fifth husband; and an accidental shooting of herself in the hip.
- Pierre Bouchard: Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
- Andrew Fabian: English astronomer and astrophysicist
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1948 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Now Is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song) - Margaret Whiting
- Now Is The Hour - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
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