Friday 3 September 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Donald Brewer and Minouche Janmaat-Abee.
Sorry, Wrong Number, directed by Anatole Litvak, 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 Around the Town.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 September 1948 ?
- Donald Brewer: Flint, Michigan -- Rock drummer (Grand Funk Railroad).
- Minouche Janmaat-Abee: Dutch MP (CDA).
- Ronald W Harris: Canton, Ohio -- Lightweight boxer (1968 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Tara Oedayraj Singh Varma: 1st black woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber.
- Jacques Esclassan: French road bicycle racer, who won the green jersey in the 1977 Tour de France.
- Ronnie Harris: American boxer, Olympic Gold medal Lightweight champion. At 132 lbs, he won the Gold at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.
- Don Brewer: American singer-songwriter and drummer (Grand Funk Railroad and Terry Knight and the Pack)
- Lyudmila Karachkina: Ukrainian astronomer
- Fotis Kouvelis: Greek lawyer and politician Greek Minister of Justice
- Levy Mwanawasa: Zambian lawyer and politician 3rd President of Zambia (d. 2008)
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