Thursday 29 January 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Call Northside 777, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 29 January 1948 ?
- Cristina Saralegui: American talk-show host.
- Raymond Keene: English chess player and author.
- Pat Kenny: Irish TV presenter and radio host.
- Marc Singer: Canadian-American actor.
- Delia Boccardo: Italian film, television and stage actress.
- Prince Aimone: Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat (Born 1900).
- Commissioner Happy Chandler fines the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, and Philadelphia Phillies US$500 each for signing high school players.
- Plane crash at Los Gatos Creek, California kills 4 US citizens and 28 deportees, commemorated in a song by Woody Guthrie.
- Indian pacifist and leader Mahatma Gandhi is assassinated by Nathuram Godse.
- 1948 Winter Olympics open in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1948 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Manana (Is Soon Enough for Me) - Peggy Lee (Dave Barbour Orchestra)
- I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
- Shine - Frankie Laine
- I'm My Own Grandpa - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
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Retro and Vintage gifts
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