Thursday 9 September 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chantal Brunel and Pamela Des Barres.
Johnny Belinda, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while Tomorrow Will Be Better by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Around the Town.
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- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Chantal Brunel
- Pamela Des Barres: American rock and roll groupie, author and magazine writer.
- Pamela Barres: American actress and singer (The GTOs).
- Jacqueline Taïeb: Tunisian-French singer-songwriter.
- Hilarities (of 1949) opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 14 performances
- Brooklyn Dodgers' Rex Barney no-hits New York Giants, 2-0.
- Republic Day of Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
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