Friday 20 February 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jennifer O'Neill and A C Fabian.
Le Corbeau: The Raven, directed by Henri Georges Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Camel News Caravan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 February 1948 ?
- Jennifer O'Neill: American actress, a leggy, fresh faced brunette with warm natural beauty, probably best known for gracing many magazines covers and tantalized adolescent boys in 1971's "Summer of '42.
- A C Fabian: Astronomer.
- Barry Wordsworth: Conductor.
- Billy Zoom: Musician.
- Gerda Boykin: LPGA golfer.
- John Browne group chief executive: British Petroleum Company.
- Pierre Bouchard: Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster.
- Andrew Fabian: English astronomer and astrophysicist.
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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