Tuesday 20 April 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Remy Trudel and Nadia Potts.
Anna Karenina, directed by Julien Duvivier, 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 20 April 1948 ?
- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
- Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
- Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
- Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
- April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
- Saint Theotimus (died 407)
- Remy Trudel: French Canadian politician.
- Nadia Potts: British-Canadian dancer.
- Craig Frost: keyboardist (Grand Funk Railroad - "Some Kind of Wonderful").
- Merlin Hay: 24th Earl of Erroll Scottish colonel and politician Lord High Constable of Scotland.
- Gregory Itzin: American actor.
- Matthias Kuhle: German geographer and academic (d. 2015)
- Hugh Roberts: English historian and curator
- Rémy Trudel: Canadian academic and politician
- New York City hikes subway fare from 5 cents to 10 cents
- Walter P Reuther UAW President shot andwounded at his home in Detroit
- United Auto Workers' president Walter P Reuther shot and wounded at his home in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
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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