Wednesday 14 April 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Yvon Abiven and Chester G.
Paisan, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching For Your Pleasure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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What the sky looked like on 14 April 1948
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Which were the important events of 14 April 1948 ?
- Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
- N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
- Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
- New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
- Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
- Poila Baisakh - Celebrations in Bengal, India.
- Youth Day in Angola.
- Black Day - Informal celebration day for single people in South Korea.
- 2nd Day Passover (in 2006) - Jewish festival.
- Yvon Abiven
- Chester G: Atkins; American politician (Representative-Democrat-Massachusetts).
- Larry Ferguson in Nassau: Bahamas; keyboardist (Hot Chocolate - "You Sexy Thing").
- Ty Grimes: Rocker (Captain Beefheart Band Drums).
- Berry Berenson: American model actress and photographer (d. 2001).
- Anastasios Papaligouras: Greek lawyer and politician Greek Minister of Justice.
- John Shea in North Conway: New Hampshire, USA; actor (Honeymoon, New Life, Lois and Clark).
- New York City subway fares jump from 5 cents to 10 cents
- A flash of light is observed in the crater Plato on the Moon.
- US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1948 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Nature Boy - Nat King Cole (Frank DeVol & His Orchestra)
- Toolie Oolie Doolie (Yodel Polka) - Andrews Sisters