Sunday 22 February 1948
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dennis Awtrey NBA center (Chicago Bulls and Dennis Awtrey.
Le Corbeau: The Raven, directed by Henri Georges Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Camel News Caravan.
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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.
- 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.
- John Ashton: American actor.
- Brian Kerr: Baron Kerr of Tonaghmore Irish lawyer judge and politician Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland.
- Arabs bomb attack in Jerusalem, 50 die.
- Communist revolution in Czechoslovakia.
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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