Friday 3 December 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ozzy Osbourne and Diane Kurys.
Yellow Sky, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas 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 3 December 1948 ?
- International Day of Disabled Persons - 
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus
- Ozzy Osbourne: British rock star known for extravagant if crude showmanship.
- Diane Kurys: [Emir Kusturica] in Sarajevo; bass guitarist.
- Jan Hrubý: Czech violinist and songwriter (Framus Five and Etc.
- Maxwell Hutchinson: English architect and television host.
- Pumpkin Papers come to light (claimed to be from Alger Hiss)
- 1st US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn-in
- Bradman scores his last century, 123 in his own testimonial
- Chinese refugee ship Kiangya explodes in E China Sea, killing 1,100
- "Pumpkin Papers" come to light (claimed to be from Alger Hiss).
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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