Wednesday 21 April 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Claire Denis and Lord Egremont.
Letter from an Unknown Woman, directed by Max Opuls, 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 Barney Blake, Police Reporter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 April 1948 ?
- Rome - city birthday.
- Saint Wolbodo
- Saint Konrad von Parzham
- Saint Anastasius I
- Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
- Texas-San Jacinto Day
- Grounation Day in Rastafari movement.
- Sunni Islam - Mawlid, Prophet Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Roman Empire - the Parilia was held in honor of Pales.
- Bah�'f Faith - First day of the festival of Ridv�n.
- Tiradentes - Brazil.
- Claire Denis: Paris, France -- Actress (Boom Boom, Chocolat).
- Lord Egremont: English large landowner / multi-millionaire.
- Gary A: Condit; American politician (Representative-Democrat-California).
- Paul Davis in Meridian: Michigan, USA; country/rock vocalist ("I Go Crazy").
- Gary Condit: American politician, CA rep, elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred First Congress by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Anthony L. Coelho, and reelected to the six succeeding Congresses (September 12, 1989 to January 3, 2003).
- Paul Nipperess: From 1964, his working career included many varied occupations. From salesman to share trader and commodity future trader.
- Paul Davis: American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2008)
- Dieter Fromm: German runner
- Alan West: Baron West of Spithead English admiral and politician Minister for Security
- 1st Polaroid camera was sold in US
- 2nd NBA Championship: Baltimore Bullets beat Philadelphia Warriors, 4 games to 2
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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