Thursday 8 January 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bernard Beugnies and Mel Pritchard.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Bernard Beugnies
- Mel Pritchard: Rocker.
- Rey Misterio: Wrestler.
- Jerzy Kaczmarek: Polish fencer.
- Gillies MacKinnon: Scottish director and screenwriter.
- Zekai Özger: Turkish poet and academic (d. 1973).
- Kurt Schwitters: German painter and illustrator (d. 1948).
- Queen Wilhelmina signs death sentence against Ans van Dijk for treason
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