Sunday 22 February 1948
It was Sunday, 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
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1948 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- John Ashton: American actor.
- Brian Kerr: Baron Kerr of Tonaghmore Irish lawyer judge and politician Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland.
- Dennis Awtrey NBA center (Chicago Bulls: Phoenix Suns).
- Dennis Awtrey: American athlete, played pro basketball for 12 seasons, beginning in 1970 with the Philadelphia Steelers.
- Linda De Suza: Portuguese singer and writer, she left her homeland for France in 1970.
- Arabs bomb attack in Jerusalem, 50 die.
- Communist revolution in Czechoslovakia.
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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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