Sunday 16 May 1948
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jesper Christensen and Jimmy Hood.
State of the Union, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Bishop's Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Barney Blake, Police Reporter.
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- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Jesper Christensen: Danish actor director and producer.
- Jimmy Hood
- Adrian Legg: English guitarist.
- James Hood: Scottish politician, a Member of Parliament, Labour representative of the Clydeside district, returned at General Election on 6/11/1987.
- Katia Dandoulaki: Greek model and actress.
- Judy Finnigan: English talk show host and author.
- Enrico Fumia: Italian automobile and product designer.
- Emma Rothschild: English historian and academic.
- Staf Van Roosbroeck: Belgian cyclist.
- Judy Finnegan: English TV presenter (Richard & Judy).
- George Polk, CBS news correspondant, body found
- Egyptians enter the Gaza.
- Israel issues its first postage stamps.
- Botvinnik wins 5-player tournament to determine world chess champion.
- CBS news correspondent George Polk's body is found in Greece.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1948 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- My Happiness - Jon & Sandra Steele
- Tell Me a Story - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
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