Saturday 17 April 1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Viscount Bridport and Kriss .
Day of Wrath, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, 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 Barney Blake, Police Reporter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1948 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Viscount Bridport: .
- Kriss : French radio-host producer, also known as 'Kriss Graffiti' or 'la Kriss,' who died on 19 November 2009, aged 61, at Issy-les-Moulineaux.
- Jan Hammer: Czech pianist composer and producer.
- Alice Harden: American educator and politician (d. 2012).
- Pekka Vasala: Finnish runner.
- Johan P Earl of Limburg Stirum: Diplomat, dies at 75.
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
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