Sunday 5 December 1948
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Home-Robertson and Cheryl Kernot.
3 Godfathers, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Who Said That?.
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- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- John Home-Robertson: Scottish Member of Parliament who was affiliated with the Labour party and who represented the East Lothian district.
- Cheryl Kernot: Australian politician, the controversial leader of the Democratic party.
- New York Giants' Charley Conerly sets NFL record of 36 pass completions.
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- Twelfth Street Rag - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra
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