Thursday 2 December 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include T Coraghessan Boyle and Patrizia Reggiani.
3 Godfathers, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Who Said That?.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 December 1948 ?
- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- T Coraghessan Boyle: American writer.
- Patrizia Reggiani: Italian socialite who, in 1972, married Maurizio Gucci, the grandson of the founder of the Gucci fashion dynasty.
- Christine Westermann: German television and radio presenter, journalist and author.
- Elizabeth Berg: American nurse and author.
- T Boyle: American author and academic.
- Patricia Hewitt: Australian-English educator and politician Secretary of State for Health
- Toninho Horta: Brazilian guitarist and composer
- Stan Musial is picked National League Most Valuable Player.
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- On a Slow Boat to China - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
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