Tuesday July 13, 1948

US date format: 7/13/1948, UK date format: 13/7/1948

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Catherine Breillat and Linda Ann Simon. A Date with Judy, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Gabrielle.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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)

Events

  • 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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Movies

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A Date with Judy

A Date with Judy

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Wallace Beery, Jane Powell, Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Miranda

The Amazing Mr. X

The Amazing Mr. X

Directed by: Bernard Vorhaus

Starring: Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, Richard Carlson

The Babe Ruth Story

The Babe Ruth Story

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: William Bendix, Claire Trevor, Charles Bickford, Sam Levene

Blonde Ice

Blonde Ice

Directed by: Jack Bernhard

Starring: Robert Paige, Leslie Brooks, Russ Vincent, Michael Whalen

Key Largo

Key Largo

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 13, 1948?
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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - A Tree In The Meadow
  2. - Woody Woodpecker
  3. - It's Magic

TV Series

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Gabrielle

Gabrielle

Directed by: Patrice Chéreau

Starring: Gabrielle

Country: United States of America

Places Please

Places Please

Rooftop Rendezvous

Rooftop Rendezvous

Museum of Science and Industry

Museum of Science and Industry

Hulbert Follies

Hulbert Follies

Days to next July 13

If July 13, 1948 is your birthday you're 72 years, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 9 days.
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