Friday 2 January 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Judith Miller and Joyce Wadler.
Secret Beyond the Door..., directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Bishop's Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Superman Serials: The Complete 1948 & 1950 Theatrical Serials Collection.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 2 January 1948 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
Famous Birthdays:02 January
- Vicente Huidobro: Chilean poet (Born 1893).
- WNDT (now WNET) TV channel 13 in New York-Newark, New York (PBS) begins
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1948 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?