Tuesday 13 April 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Amy Robinson in Trenton and Peter Swevel.
Paisan, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas 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 13 April 1948 ?
- Amy Robinson in Trenton: New Jersey, USA; writer/actress (Mean Streets).
- Peter Swevel: Rocker.
- Sue Doughty: British politician.
- Drago Jancar: Slovenian writer.
- Nam Hae-il: Chief of Naval Operations of Republic of Korea Navy.
- Drago Jančar: Slovenian author and playwright
- 75 scientists ambushed on way to Mount Scopus.
- The Hadassah medical convoy massacre: In an ambush, 79 Jewish doctors, nurses and medical students from Hadassah Hospital and a British soldier are massacred by Arabs in Sheikh Jarra near Jerusalem.
- The Hadassah medical convoy massacre takes place in British Mandate of Palestine.
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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