Thursday 12 August 1948US date format: 8/12/1948, UK date format: 12/8/1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Liam Genockey and Cliff Fish.
Rope, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Gabrielle.
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- Liam Genockey
- Cliff Fish: Rocker (Paper Lace).
- Michel Grisolia: French man of letters; a novelist,...
- Sue Monk Kidd: Writer.
- Sue Kidd: American nurse author and educator.
- Graham Zellick: Principal (Queen Mary and Westfield...
- Siddaramaiah : Indian lawyer and politician 22nd Chief...
- Harry Brearley: English metallurgist (d. 1948).
- Cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game
- Court of justice sentences Gen Fr Christiansen to 12 years