Sunday 8 February 1948
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dan Seals and Lynda Lyon Block.
Call Northside 777, directed by Henry Hathaway, 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 Court of Current Issues.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1948 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Dan Seals: American country-western singer and songwriter who put out a string of hit singles in the ‘70s as part of the duo "England Dan and John Ford Coley.
- Lynda Lyon Block: American convicted murderer (d. 2002).
- Dan Seals in McCamey: Texas, USA; vocalist (England Dan and John Ford Coley - "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight", "Nights Are Forever Without You", "Meet Me in Montana").
- William Bloom: British educator and author in the field of holistic development.
- Lynda Block: American murderer (d. 2002).
- Ron Tyson: American singer-songwriter (The Temptations).
- 5th Winter Olympic games close at St. Moritz, Switzerland
- The formal creation of the Korean People's Army of North Korea is announced.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1948 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Beg Your Pardon - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra (Vocal Marjorie Hughes)
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