Monday 12 April 1948
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sandra ''Lois'' Reeves and Joschka Fischer.
Paisan, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Bishop's Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull 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 12 April 1948 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Sandra ''Lois'' Reeves: American singer.
- Joschka Fischer: German politician of the Alliance '90/The Greens.
- Marcello Lippi: Italian soccer coach, formerly coach of the Juventus, one of the major Italian teams and a consistent winner.
- Howard Sasportas: American professional astrologer, author, lecturer and editor who wrote three books on Psychological Astrology with Liz Greene.
- Jeremy Beadle: English television host and producer (d. 2008).
- Don Fernando: American porn actor and director
- Lois Reeves: American singer (Martha and the Vandellas)
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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