Wednesday 7 April 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pietro Anastasi and Arnie Robinson.
Paisan, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Tonight on Broadway.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 April 1948 ?
- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
- Mozambique - Women's Day.
- Pietro Anastasi: Italian pro athlete, soccer player.
- Arnie Robinson: American athlete and Olympian, he won the Bronze in 1972 and the Gold in 1976 in the Long Jump event.
- Carol Douglas: American singer.
- World Health Organization established by United Nations.
- The World Health Organization is established by the United Nations.
- A Buddhist monastery burns in Shanghai, China, leaving twenty monks dead.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1948 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Baby Face - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
- Sabre Dance Boogie - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
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