Thursday 13 May 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michel Blay and David Sullivan.
State of the Union, directed by Frank Capra, 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 Barney Blake, Police Reporter.
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- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Michel Blay: French scientist and researcher whose activities focus on issues related to the mathematisation process in physical sciences.
- David Sullivan: American TV sportscaster, a sports anchor for ESPN in 1982.
- Sheila Jeffreys: English-Australian political scientist author and academic.
- Dean Meminger: American basketball player and coach (d. 2013).
- 1948 Arab-Israeli War: the Kfar Etzion massacre is committed by Arab irregulars, the day before the declaration of independence of the state of Israel on May 14.
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