Thursday June 24, 1948

US date format: 6/24/1948, UK date format: 24/6/1948

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 24, 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 Armel Job and Patrick Morza. Germany Year Zero, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Variety.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
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Events

  • Soviet Union begins Berlin Blockade
  • American Republican National Convention in Philadelphia nominates New York governor Thomas Dewey.
  • Start of the Berlin Blockade: the Soviet Union makes overland travel between West Germany and West Berlin impossible.

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Movies

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Germany Year Zero

Germany Year Zero

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Edmund Moeschke, Ernst Pittschau, Ingetraud Hinze, Franz-Otto Krüger

Country: United States of America

Hamlet

Hamlet

Directed by: Laurence Olivier

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight

Country: United States of America

Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, John Howard Davies

Country: United States of America

Easter Parade

Easter Parade

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller

Country: United States of America

A Foreign Affair

A Foreign Affair

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund, Millard Mitchell

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Variety

Variety

Directed by: Bette Gordon

Texaco Star Theatre

Texaco Star Theatre

Starring: Milton Berle, Sid Stone

Country: United States of America

The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show

Starring: Ed Sullivan

Country: United States of America

Tonight on Broadway

Tonight on Broadway

Starring: John Mason Brown

Country: United States of America

For Your Pleasure

For Your Pleasure

Starring: Kyle MacDonnell

Country: United States of America

Days to next June 24

If June 24, 1948 is your birthday you're 72 years, 5 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 27 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 24, 1948?

On June 24, 1948 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is June 24, 1948?

On June 24, 1948 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 24, 1948?

On June 24, 1948 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 24, 1948?

On June 24, 1948 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on June 24, 1948?

On June 24, 1948 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 24, 1948?

On June 24, 1948 several famous people were born including, Armel Job, Patrick Morza, Patrick Moraz.


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