Wednesday 29 September 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John M McHugh and Mike Pinear.
Macbeth, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse.
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- Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
- England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
- Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
- French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- John M McHugh: (Rep-R-New York).
- Mike Pinear: Rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly).
- Viktor Krovopouskov: USSR -- Sabres (1976, 80 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Bryant Gumbel in New Orleans: Louisiana, USA; sportscaster/TV host (Today Show).
- Theo Jorgensmann: German jazz clarinetist.
- Yelena Drapeko: Kazakhstani-Russian actress
- Mark Farner: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Grand Funk Railroad and Terry Knight and the Pack)
- Bryant Gumbel: American journalist and sportscaster
- Theo Jörgensmann: German clarinet player and composer (German Clarinet Duo Clarinet Contrast and Klarinettenquartett Cl-4)
- Mike Pinera: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Blues Image Iron Butterfly Cactus and Ramatam)
- WBAP (now KXAS) TV channel 5 in Fort Worth-Dallas, TX (NBC) begins
- WSB TV channel 2 in Atlanta, Georgia (ABC) begins broadcasting
- Laurence Olivier's ''Hamlet'' opens in the United States.
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