Monday 19 January 1948
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Harvey Hinsley and François Lemarchand.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, directed by John Huston, 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 Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour.
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- Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
- Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
- St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
- The unofficial National Popcorn Day
- Harvey Hinsley: Rocker.
- François Lemarchand: French entrepreneur, founder in 1990 of 'Nature et Découvertes,' a French chain of general merchandise stores.
- Nancy Lynch: American computer scientist and academic.
- Frank McKenna: Canadian politician and diplomat 27th Premier of New Brunswick.
- Mal Reilly: English rugby league player and coach.
- Tony Garnier: French architect and urban planner who, at the turn of the century, designed a city of the future.
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