Tuesday 6 July 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nathalie Baye and Brad Park.
Easter Parade, directed by Charles Walters, 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 Gabrielle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 July 1948 ?
- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
- Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
- Roman festivals: Ludi Apollinares, games in honour of Apollo (since 208 BC) began today.
- San Fermin a Spanish Catholic festival centered in Pamplona begins today.
- Music festival EXIT begins today in Serbian town of Novi Sad.
- Czech Republic - Jan Hus Day (1415).
- Nathalie Baye: French actress who's films include "Day for Night," "The Man Who Loved Women" and "The Return of Martin Guerre.
- Brad Park: Toronto, Ontario -- NHL defenseman (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins).
- Peter Mansbridge
- Patrick Gaubert: French politician who was a Member of the European Parliament for the Île-de-France through 2009.
- Tom Curley: American media executive.
- Jean-Pierre Blackburn: Canadian academic and politician 26th Canadian Minister of Veterans Affairs.
- The world's first Air Car-ferry service is flown by a Bristol Freighter of Silver City Airways from Lympne to Le Touquet.
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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