Thursday 8 July 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kim Darby and Kim Darby in North Hollywood.
A Foreign Affair, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Gabrielle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1948 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Kim Darby: North Hollywood, California -- Actress (True Grit, Enola Gay, Rich Man Poor Man).
- Kim Darby in North Hollywood: California, USA; actress (True Grit, Enola Gay, Rich Man Poor Man).
- Raffi : Egyptian born Canadian children's entertainer.
- 500th anniversary Russian orthodox church celebrated in Moscow
- The United States Air Force accepts its first female recruits into a program called Women in the Air Force (WAF).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1948 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Sarah Vaughan - Nature Boy
- Blue Barron & His Orchestra - You Were Only Fooling
- Bluebird of Happiness - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
- Gordon MacRae - It's Magic
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