Thursday 12 February 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ray Kurzweil and Alexander Carlile.
Call Northside 777, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while Dinner at Antoine's by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Camel News Caravan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 12 February 1948 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Ray Kurzweil: American author, inventor, futurist, and director of engineering at Google.
- Alexander Carlile: Welsh politician, a Member of Parliament returned at General Election 6/11/1987.
- Mike Robitaille: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Samuel Djian Gutenberg: Moroccan pro astrologer.
- Nicholas Soames: English politician Minister of State for the Armed Forces.
- 1st Lt Nancy Leftenant becomes 1st black in army nursing corps
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1948 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Beg Your Pardon - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra (Vocal Marjorie Hughes)
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?