Saturday 8 May 1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alain Le Vern and Robin Heath.
State of the Union, directed by Frank Capra, 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 Barney Blake, Police Reporter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1948 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Alain Le Vern: French politician, a Socialist Senator and president of the Haute-Normandie region.
- Robin Heath: British pro astrologer, interested from 1973 when he met an astrologer on a grounded aircraft and was captivated by their ensuing conversation.
- Felicity Lott: English singer.
- Steve Braun: American baseball player and coach.
- Stephen Stohn: American-Canadian lawyer and producer.
- Bradman scores 146 Aust vs. Surrey, 174 mins, 15 fours
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