Monday 5 July 1948
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include William Hootkins and Liliana Abud.
A Foreign Affair, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Bishop's Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull 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 5 July 1948 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
Famous Birthdays:05 July
- National Health Service Acts created the national public health systems in the United Kingdom
- The National Health Service Acts are enacted in United Kingdom.
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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