Thursday 20 May 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Amiel and John R McKernan Jr American politician (Representative-Republican-Maine.
Melody Time, directed by Clyde Geronimi, 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 May 1948 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- John Amiel: Director (Queen of Hearts, Tune in Tomorrow).
- John R McKernan Jr American politician (Representative-Republican-Maine: 1983-86/Governor-Maine).
- Samuel Gejdenson American politician (Representative-Democrat-Connecticut: 1981-).
- 1st use of Israeli Air Force and 1st war victory, defeating Syrian army
- Cleveland Indians tie American League record of 18 walks (beat Boston Red Sox 13-4).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1948 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- My Happiness - Jon & Sandra Steele
- Tell Me a Story - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
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