Saturday 7 August 1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Philip Brown and Cesar Hilderbrandt.
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid, directed by Irving Pichel, 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 Candid Camera.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 August 1948 ?
- Philip Brown: American astrologer, author of the books "Cosmic Trends: Astrology Connects the Dots" (2006) and "On the Cusp: Astrological Reflections from the Threshold" (2011).
- Cesar Hilderbrandt: Controversial Peruvian journalist.
- Marty Appel: American public relations executive and author.
- Greg Chappell: Australian cricketer and coach.
- Antonis Vardis: Greek singer-songwriter (d. 2014).
- 1st Dutch government of Beel resigns
- Delfo Cabrera wins 11th Olympic marathon (2:34:51.6)
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