Tuesday 25 May 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Counterfeiters, directed by Peter Stewart, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
- Saint Reinolf
- Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
- Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
- Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
- Towel Day, in memory of Douglas Adams, is observed in ?
- The Ascension, one of the great feasts in the Christian liturgical calendar
- Saint Bede the Venerable (died 735)
- Saint Frederic
- Saint Augustine of Canterbury
- Saint Bruno of Wnrzburg
- The former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Day of Youth
- Saint Hildebert
- Chad, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe - African Liberation Day
- Officially declared Carrie Underwood Day in Oklahoma for her winning American Idol
- Jordan - National Day/Arab Renaissance Day (1946)
- Africa Day commemorating the 1963 fouding of he AU's precursor, OAU
- United States - Memorial Day/Decoration Day, a legal holiday (1868)
- Lebanon, Liberation Day (1999)
- Saint Pope Gregory VII (died 1085)
- Bülent Arınç: Turkish lawyer and politician Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey.
- Marianne Elliott: Irish historian author and academic.
- Susan Biancardi: American manic-depressive mother, she shot her sleeping 16-year-old daughter Marcia to death on 2/14/1990 and attempted suicide, but failed.
- Klaus Meine: Metal Singer.
- Anthony Demetris: British astrologer, a student since 1988 who holds John Frawley's diploma in horary.
- San Francisco receives its 1st telecast
- 30th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Norwood Hills Country Club in Saint Louis, Missouri.
- The United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) was founded on this date at Ellinwood Malate Church in Manila, Philippines.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1948 ?
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- You Can't be True, Dear - Vera Lynn
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