Tuesday 21 December 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Force of Evil, directed by Abraham Polonsky, 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 21 December 1948 ?
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- Samuel L Jackson: American actor.
- Dave Kingman baseball player (New York Mets: New York Yankees, New York Giants).
- Willem AFG Vermeend: Dutch economist / Undersecretary of Finance.
- Dave Kingman: American baseball player.
- Willi Resetarits: Austrian singer-songwriter actor and activist.
- Samuel Jackson: Movie Actor
- Carol Potter in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Beverly Hills 90210, Maggie Clinton - Today's FBI).
- Barry Gordon in Brookline: Massachusetts, USA; actor (Gary - Archie Bunker's Place).
- Thierry Mugler: French fashion designer, he also created several perfumes. He founded a cabaret: "Mugler Follies".
- Seishiro Itagaki: Japanese General / Minister of War, hanged.
- State of Eire (formerly Irish Free State) declares its independence.
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