Sunday 11 April 1948
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ellen Goodman and Massimo D'Antona.
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 On the Corner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 April 1948 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Ellen Goodman: Syndicated columnist (or 1941).
- Massimo D'Antona: Italian attorney, law professor and vice-minister, assassinated by the Red Brigade 5/20/1999 outside his home in Rome.
- 12th Golf Masters Championship: Claude Harmon wins, shooting a 279.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1948 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Dick Haymes - Little White Lies
- You Can't Be True, Dear - Ken Griffin (Organ) (Vocal Jerry Wayne)
- St. Louis Blues March - Tex Beneke & His Orchestra
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