Saturday 21 February 1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Le Corbeau: The Raven, directed by Henri Georges Clouzot, 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 February 1948 ?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
- International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
- Larry Ragland in Richmond: Virginia, USA; comedian (Keep on Truckin').
- Alain Dumontet: French naval officer, a vice admiral and commander of the Jeanne d'Arc.
- Christian Vander: French musician, adopted son of Maurice Vander, is a former member of pop band Magma (with Didier Lockwood).
- Bill Slayback: American baseball player and singer (d. 2015).
- Frederick Archibald Lamond: Composer, dies at 80.
- NASCAR is incorporated.
- The stock car racing series Nascar is founded by Bill France Sr. and William France, Sr.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1948 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra (Vocal Ames Brothers)
- Alvino Rey & His Orchestra - I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover
- Slap Her Down Again, Paw - Arthur Godfrey
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