Thursday 19 February 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Iommi rock guitarist (Black Sabbath - "Paranoid" and Byron K Lichtenburg in Stroudsburg.
Le Corbeau: The Raven, directed by Henri Georges Clouzot, 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 Camel News Caravan.
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- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Tony Iommi rock guitarist (Black Sabbath - "Paranoid": "Iron Man").
- Byron K Lichtenburg in Stroudsburg: Pennsylvania, USA; astronaut (STS 9, STS 45).
- Mark Andes in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; rock bassist ("Spirit", "Heart", "Fireball").
- Big John Studd: American professional wrestler (d. 1995).
- Pim Fortuyn: Dutch politician, shot five times and killed 5/06/2002, 18:03 MEDT in Hilversum.
- Tony Iommi: Guitarist
- Mark Andes: American singer-songwriter and bass player (Spirit Firefall Jo Jo Gunne and Heart)
- Big Studd: American wrestler and actor (d. 1995)
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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