Sunday 11 January 1948
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Madeline Manning and Al Berto.
I Walk Alone, directed by Byron Haskin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 January 1948 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Madeline Manning: American runner and coach.
- Al Berto: Portuguese poet and exile to Begium (in 1967), he released his first work in 1977 entitled (translation) "In Search of the Garden of Wind in August.
- Jean Espilondo
- Philippe Bourguignon: French businessman who is a director of eBay and has served as the co-Chief Executive Officer of the World Economic Forum.
- Fritz Bohla: German football player and manager.
- Wajima Hiroshi: Japanese sumo wrestler (the 54th Yokozuna) and professional wrestler.
- Terry Williams: Welsh drummer (Love Sculpture Man Rockpile and Dire Straits).
- Madeline Manning-Jackson-Mimms: US 800m runner (1968 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Madelene Manning: American athlete and Gold Medal Olympic champion in field and track winning in the women's 880-yard/800m run.
- Joe Harper
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1948 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Buddy Clark - Ballerina
- Too Fat Polka - Two-Ton Baker
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