Monday 16 February 1948
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Troy Evans and Kaiketsu Masateru.
Le Corbeau: The Raven, directed by Henri Georges Clouzot, 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 Camel News Caravan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 February 1948 ?
- Saint Juliana
- Saint Lucilla
- Remembrance of Lambertus
- Saint Jeremias
- Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
- Kyoto Protocol Day (2005)
- Lithuania - Independence Day (1918)
- Troy Evans: American actor.
- Kaiketsu Masateru: Japanese sumo wrestler and coach (d. 2014).
- Andy Van Hellemond: Canadian ice hockey player and referee.
- 1st newsreel telecast, 20th Century Fox-Movietone News shown on NBC
- Miranda, famous moon of Uranus, photographed for first time.
- First newsreel telecast, 20th Century Fox-Movietone News shown on NBC.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1948 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Now Is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song) - Margaret Whiting
- Now Is The Hour - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
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