Wednesday 15 December 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Gwillim and Melanie Chartoff.
Act of Violence, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching The Morey Amsterdam Show.
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- David Gwillim: Plymouth, England -- Actor (Island at Top of the World).
- Melanie Chartoff: American actress.
- Pascal Bruckner: French writer and "new philosopher", born to an Alsatian, Protestant, and Anti-semitic father.
- Cassandra Harris: Actress (For Your Eyes Only), dies of cancer at 39.
- Former state department official Alger Hiss indicted in New York City for perjury.
- The United States Department of Justice indicts Alger Hiss on two counts of perjury
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