Wednesday 7 January 1948, Orthodox Christmas
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kaz Lux and Kenny Loggins in Everett.
Secret Beyond the Door..., directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Superman Serials: The Complete 1948 & 1950 Theatrical Serials Collection.
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Which were the important events of 7 January 1948 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Kaz Lux: Poland -- Singer.
- Kenny Loggins in Everett: Washington, USA; singer (Loggins and Messina - "This is it", "Footloose").
- Kenny Loggins: American singer and songwriter, two-time Grammy winner whose '80s hits include "Footloose" and "I'm Alright.
- Ichirou Mizuki: Japanese singer-songwriter and actor (JAM Project).
- Raoul Auernheimer: Writer.
- US President Harry Truman raises taxes for Marshall plan.
- Kentucky Air National Guard pilot Thomas Mantell crashes while in pursuit of a supposed UFO.
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