Wednesday 5 May 1948US date format: 5/5/1948, UK date format: 5/5/1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 5, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Ward (musician) and Chantal Ladesou.
Another Part of the Forest, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Variety.
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What the sky looked like on 5 May 1948
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- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Bill Ward (musician)
- Chantal Ladesou: French humourist, stage and film actress, known for her "high energy".
- Jomanda : Dutch internationally known psychic, said to have restored sight and healed cancer.
- Bella van der Spiegel-Hage: Dutch cyclist.
- Frank Esier-Smith: Rocker.
- Bill Ward: English drummer and songwriter (Black Sabbath and Mythology).
- Anna Bergman: Swedish actress.
- Mats Bergman: Swedish actor.
- 1st air squadron of jets aboard a carrier
- Belgian Government of Spaak resigns.