Thursday 22 January 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Fariomar Canoletti and Fabio Mussi.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, directed by John Huston, 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 Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour.
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- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
- Fariomar Canoletti: Brazilian business-man who owns a freezer repair shop.
- Fabio Mussi: Italian politician, the assistant editor of the journal Unita and head of the anti-nuclear organization, PCI.
- André Rey: French football/soccer goalkeeper, who played at senior level from 1970 to 1984 and on the French national team from 1977 to 1979.
- Northern Calloway: American actor and singer (d. 1990).
- Gilbert Levine: American conductor and academic.
- Roger Williams: Welsh politician
- British foreign secretary Bevin proposes the formation of a Western Union between Britain, France and the Benelux countries to stand up against the Soviet Union. The Treaty of Brussels is signed March 17 as a consequence, a predecessor to NATO.
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