Saturday February 21, 1948
US date format: 2/21/1948, UK date format: 21/2/1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Christian Vander (musician) and Alain Dumontet.
The Naked City, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Little Audrey.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 21, 1948?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
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- NASCAR is incorporated.
- The stock car racing series Nascar is founded by Bill France Sr. and William France, Sr.
- Frederick Archibald Lamond: Composer, dies at 80.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 21, 1948?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Arthur Godfrey - Slap Her Down Again, Paw
- Alvino Rey & His Orchestra - I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover
- Russ Morgan & His Orchestra (Vocal Ames Brothers) - I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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