Saturday 4 December 1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lin Onus and Southside Johnny Lyon in Neptune.
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 4 December 1948 ?
- Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
- R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
- Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
- International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
- Navy Day in India
- Lin Onus: Artist.
- Southside Johnny Lyon in Neptune: New Jersey, USA; rocker (Asbury Jukes - "Don't Want Go Home").
- Roberta Lynn in Bondar: Ontario, Canada; astronaut (STS 42).
- Southside Johnny: American singer-songwriter (Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes).
- Magdalena closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 48 performances
- SS Kiangya hits mine in Whangpoo River China, sinks killing 2,750 die
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1948 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Twelfth Street Rag - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra
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