Friday 9 April 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bernard-Marie Koltès and Chico Ryan in Arlington.
Paisan, directed by Roberto Rossellini, 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 For Your Pleasure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 April 1948 ?
- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
- Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
- Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor, celebrated as Bataan Day in Bataan) in the Philippines.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jal�l (Glory) - First day of the second month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Bernard-Marie Koltès: French playwright and director.
- Chico Ryan in Arlington: Massachusetts, USA; rock vocalist (Sha Na Na).
- Patti Pravo: Italian pop singer whose career has spanned more than four decades.
- Jaya Bachchan: Indian actress.
- Michel Parizeau: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Patty Pravo: Italian singer.
- George Carpenter: American 5th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1948).
- Jorge Eliecer Gaitan's assassination provokes a violent riot in Bogota (the Bogotazo), and a further ten years of violence in Colombia known as La violencia.
- Fighters from the Irgun and Lehi Zionist paramilitary groups attacked Deir Yassin near Jerusalem, killing over 100.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1948 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Sabre Dance Boogie - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
- Baby Face - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
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