Thursday 5 August 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ray Clemence and Barbara Flynn.
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid, directed by Irving Pichel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while Tomorrow Will Be Better by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Candid Camera.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1948 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Ray Clemence: English footballer and manager.
- Barbara Flynn: English actress.
- Carole Laure: Canadian actress and singer.
- Shin Takamatsu: Japanese architect and academic.
- Cleveland Indians set club record for most double plays in a game (6)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1948 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- You Call Everybody Darlin' - Anne Vincent
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