Wednesday 24 March 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lee Oskar and Javier Canseco.
Paisan, directed by Roberto Rossellini, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 March 1948 ?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Lee Oskar: Danish harmonica player and songwriter (War and Lowrider Band).
- Javier Canseco: Peruvian sociologist and politician (d. 2013).
- Anatoli Krikun: Estonian basketball player and coach.
- Jerzy Kukuczka: Polish mountaineer, second person to climb all fourteen eight-thousanders (d. 1989).
- Barbara Pearse: English biologist and academic.
- Sigrid Hjerten: Swedish modernist painter (Born 1885).
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1948 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Sabre Dance - Woody Herman & His Orchestra
- I Love You, Yes I Do - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
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