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 Patrizia Gucci and Antonín Panenka.
Yellow Sky, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while Tomorrow Will Be Better by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
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
- Patrizia Gucci
- Antonín Panenka
- TC Boyle
- Patrizia Reggiani: Italian socialite who, in 1972, married Maurizio Gucci, the grandson of the founder of the Gucci fashion dynasty.
- T Boyle: American author and academic.
- Patricia Hewitt: Australian-English educator and politician Secretary of State for Health.
- Toninho Horta: Brazilian guitarist and composer.
- T Coraghessan Boyle: American writer.
- Christine Westermann: German television and radio presenter, journalist and author.
- Elizabeth Berg: American nurse and author.
- Stan Musial is picked National League Most Valuable Player.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1948 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- On a Slow Boat to China - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
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