Tuesday 5 October 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Delroy George Wilson and Lucius Ross.
Macbeth, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse.
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1948 ?
- Delroy George Wilson: Singer.
- Lucius Ross: US pop guitarist (Funkadelic-One Nation Under a Groove).
- Sal Viscuso in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actor (Soap, Montefuscos).
- Zoran Zivkovic: Serbian writer.
- Carter Cornelius: American R&B musician (Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose) (Born 1948).
- The 1948 Ashgabat earthquake kills 110,000.
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