Wednesday 21 January 1948
It was Wednesday, 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
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Which were the important events of 21 January 1948 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Sally Burton: British newsfigure, the fifth and last wife of actor Richard Burton.
- Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: Italian composer, most successful in the field of comic opera.
- West Indies versus England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes and Jim Laker.
- The Flag of Quebec is adopted and flown for the first time over the National Assembly of Quebec. The day is marked annually as Quebec Flag Day.
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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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