Tuesday 20 January 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jerry Ross and Melvyn John Pritchard.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour.
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.
- 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).
- Edwin Rivera: American artist, sculptor, painter.
- Anatoly Shcharansky: Russian activist and human rights advocate.
- 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
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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