Monday 12 July 1948
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Simmons and Susan Blu.
Key Largo, directed by John Huston, 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 Gabrielle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1948 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Richard Simmons: American guru in the multimillion dollar industry of diet and physical fitness.
- Susan Blu: American voice actress and director.
- Ben Burtt: American director screenwriter and sound designer.
- Walter Egan: NYC, New York -- Rock vocalist (Not Shy, Fundamental Roll).
- Jay Thomas: Dj / actor (Eddie LeBec-Cheers, Jerry Gold-Murphy Brown).
- 1st jets to fly across Atlantic (6 RAF de Havilland Vampires)
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