Monday 17 May 1948
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Fay Presto and Dick Gaughan.
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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- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Fay Presto
- Dick Gaughan: Scottish singer, songwriter and renowned interpreter of contemporary and traditional folk music.
- Marlene Willoughby: American porn actress.
- Soviet Union recognizes Israel.
- Israel liberates Acre, Nebi Yusha and Telel-Kadi.
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- My Happiness - Jon & Sandra Steele
- Tell Me a Story - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
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