Tuesday 20 January 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 January 1948 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Edwin Rivera: American artist, sculptor, painter.
- Jerry Ross: Lt Colonel USAF / Astronaut (STS 61B, 27, 37, 55, 74, sk:88).
- Melvyn John Pritchard: England, United Kingdom -- Rocker (Barclay James Harvest).
- Jerry L Ross in Indiana: USA; Lieutenant-Colonel US Air Force/astronaut (STS 61B, 27, 37, 55, 74, 88).
- Nancy Kress: American author and academic.
- Mel Pritchard: English drummer (Barclay James Harvest) (d. 2004)
- Natan Sharansky: Ukrainian-Israeli physicist and politician Deputy Prime Minister of Israel
- Nigel Williams: English author playwright and screenwriter
- Anatoly Shcharansky: Russian activist and human rights advocate. His arrest and imprisonment at the hands of the KGB was detailed in the 1988 release of his book, "Fear No Evil."
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1948 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Beg Your Pardon - Francis Craig & His Orchestra
- Beg Your Pardon - Larry Green & His Orchestra
- Bing Crosby - Ballerina
- Ballerina - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
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