Tuesday 22 June 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Todd Rundgren and Sue Roberts.
Romance on the High Seas, directed by Michael Curtiz, 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 At Liberty Club.
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- Todd Rundgren: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Nazz Utopia and The New Cars).
- Sue Roberts: LPGA golfer.
- "Pistol" Pete: Maravich; NBA star (Atlanta Hawks).
- James Charteris: 13th Earl of Wemyss Scottish businessman.
- Steve Eastin: American actor.
- The ship ''Empire Windrush'' brings a large group of Afro-Caribbean immigrants to Tilbury near London, the start of a large wave of immigration to Britain.
- Cold War: The Berlin Blockade begins.
- The first World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization is held in Geneva.
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