Saturday 23 October 1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Brian Ross and Hermann Hauser.
The Red Shoes, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Bishop's Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Break the $250,000 Bank.
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Which were the important events of 23 October 1948 ?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
- French Republican Calendar - CTleri (Celery) Day, second day in the Month of Brumaire
- Brian Ross: American journalist.
- Hermann Hauser: Austrian-English businessman co-founded Acorn Computers and Olivetti Research Laboratory.
- Gerry Robinson: Irish businessman.
- Eugeniusz Morawsky-Dabrowa: Composer, dies at 71.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1948 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Kay Kyser & His Orchestra - On a Slow Boat to China
- One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart) - Jimmy Wakely
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