Friday 6 February 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marilyn Wilson and Bunny Rugs.
Call Northside 777, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while Dinner at Antoine's by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Court of Current Issues.
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- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
- Saint Vedastus (+540)
- Saint Dorothea, patron saint of florists
- Saint Paul Miki
- Marilyn Wilson: American singer, one of the singing "Rovell Sisters.
- Bunny Rugs: Jamaican singer (Third World and Inner Circle) (d. 2014).
- Robert Brasillach: French right-wing intellectual writer and journalist who was the literary critic of the journal "Action Françoise" and editor-in-chief of "Je Suis Partout," 1938-1941.
- 1st radio-controlled airplane flown
- KNXT (now KCBS) TV channel 2 in Los Angeles, CA (CBS) 1st broadcast
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