Sunday 4 July 1948, US Independence Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ed Armbrister and Tommy Korberg.
A Foreign Affair, directed by Billy Wilder, 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 Winner Take All.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 July 1948 ?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Ed Armbrister: baseball player.
- Tommy Korberg: Swedish singer and actor.
- Phil Wheatley: Director-General of the National Offender Management Service.
- René Arnoux: French racing car driver, he competed in twelve Formula 1 seasons (1978-89).
- Katherine Govier: Canadian novelist who won the City of Toronto Book Award in 1992.
- Monteiro Lobato: Brazilian writer (Born 1882).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1948 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Sarah Vaughan - Nature Boy
- Blue Barron & His Orchestra - You Were Only Fooling
- Bluebird of Happiness - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
- Gordon MacRae - It's Magic
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