Tuesday 13 July 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Catherine Breillat and Alf Hansen.
Key Largo, directed by John Huston, 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 Gabrielle.
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- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- Catherine Breillat: French filmmaker, novelist and Professor of Auteur Cinema at the European Graduate School.
- Alf Hansen: Norway -- Double sculls (1976 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Linda Ann Simon: Airline Captain.
- Robert Underwood: (Rep-D-Guam).
- Ronald K Machtley: (Rep-R-Rhode Island).
- Daphne Maxwell Reid: American actress.
- Tony Kornheiser: American sports journalist.
- Daphne Reid: American actress and producer.
- The attempted assassination of Palmiro Togliatti, general secretary of the Italian Communist Party, incites numerous strikes all over the country.
- The first London chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous is founded.
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