Monday 6 December 1948
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include JoBeth Williams in Houston and Marius Mueller-Westernhagen in Duesseldorf.
3 Godfathers, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Who Said That?.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1948 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- JoBeth Williams in Houston: Texas, USA; actress (Kramer versus Kramer, Poltergeist).
- Marius Mueller-Westernhagen in Duesseldorf: Germany; rocker (Stinker).
- Marius Muller-Westernhagen: German actor and musician.
- Keijo Rosberg: Finnish businessman, married and a stable citizen.
- Marius Müller-Westernhagen: German actor and singer.
- Jean-Paul Ngoupandé: Central African politician Prime Minister of the Central African Republic (d. 2014)
- Don Nickles: American politician (Senator-Republican-Oklahoma).
- Keke Rosberg: Finnish race car driver
- JoBeth Williams: American actress singer and director
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1948 ?
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- Twelfth Street Rag - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra
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