Thursday 22 April 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Loridant and Carole Drinkwater.
Letter from an Unknown Woman, directed by Max Opuls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while Tomorrow Will Be Better by Betty Smith 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 22 April 1948 ?
- Saints Soter and Caius
- Saint Leonidas (died 202)
- Brazil - Discovery Day.
- Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
- Paul Loridant
- Carole Drinkwater: Actress (Father, All Creatures Great & Small).
- Larry Groce: American singer-songwriter and radio host.
- John Pritchard: English bishop.
- WTVR TV channel 6 in Richmond, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting
- 1948 Arab-Israeli War: Haifa, a major port of Israel, is captured from Arab forces.
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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