Tuesday 18 May 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Olivia Harrison and Felix MH Troch.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Olivia Harrison
- Felix MH Troch: Flemish actor / director (Gekkenbriefje).
- Joe Bonsall in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; country singer (Oak Ridge Boys - "Elvira").
- Yi Munyol: South Korean writer.
- Rainer Witulski: German mathematician, educator, businessman, programmer, part-time astrologer.
- Charlie Mitchell: Soccer Player.
- Yi Mun-yol: South Korean author and academic.
- Richard Swedberg: Swedish sociologist and academic.
- Tom Udall: American lawyer and politician 28th New Mexico Attorney General.
- Ballet Ballads opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 62 performances
- Arab Legion captures fort on Mount Scopus.
- Saudi Arabia joins invasion of Israel.
- The First Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China officially convenes in Nanking.
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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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