Wednesday August 25, 1948: on this day

About August 25th, 1948, in brief:

  • Historical events: The House Un-American Activities Committee holds first-ever televised congressional hearing: ''Confrontation Day'' between Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss.
  • Day of the week: August 25th, 1948 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo (in western zodiac), Rat (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Sean Connery, Yifei Liu
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • #1 US song: Hair of Gold, Eyes of Blue by Gordon MacRae
  • Popular movie: Dead Man's Gold directed by Ray Taylor

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What day of the week was August 25, 1948?

August 25, 1948 was a Wednesday and it was the 238th day of the year 1948 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 25, 1948 can also be written as 8/25/1948 in the US and as 25/8/1948 in UK and Europe.

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August 25, 1948: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on August 25, 1948:

  • The house un-american activities committee holds first-ever televised congressional hearing: ''confrontation day'' between whittaker chambers and alger hiss.

August 25, 1948: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 25, 1948: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 25th is Virgo.

Virgo is the 6th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between August 23rd and September 22nd belong to the Virgo sign: discover Virgo personality and who should a Virgo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 25, 1948: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 25, 1948 is Rat and the associated element is Earth.

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August 25, 1948: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 25, 1948 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 25, 1948 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 25, 1948 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 61% full, rising at 09:58 pm and setting at 12:56 pm.

The previous full moon was on Aug 19, 1948 while the next full moon would come on Sep 18, 1948.

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Who was born on August 25, 1948?

Famous people born on August 25, 1948:

  • Alain Claeys

    French politician, member of the socialist party and mayor of poitiers from 2008, and member of france's national assembly for the first...

  • Ledward Kaapana

    American guitarist and singer.

  • Nicholas A. Peppas

    Greek chemist and biologist.

  • Charles Dallara


  • Tony Ramos
    Tony Ramos
  • Angelo Bottino
  • Tommaso Di Francesco
  • Manfred Jakober
  • Alain Peltier
  • Guy Sibille
  • José Félix Zavala
  • Henk Tjon

Whose famous birthday is on August 25th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 25th:

  • Sean Connery
    Sean Connery

    Scottish actor and film legend for his role as agent 007 in "james bond".

  • Yifei Liu
    Yifei Liu

    Yifei liu is a chinese actress known for her role as mulan in the 2020 live-action adaptation of the disney animated film.

  • Blake Lively
    Blake Lively

    Blake lively is an american actress known for her role as serena van der woodsen in the television series gossip girl.

  • Billy Ray Cyrus
    Billy Ray Cyrus

    Billy ray cyrus is an american singer and actor, best known for his hit single 'achy breaky heart' and for his role as robby stewart on the...

  • Claudia Schiffer
    Claudia Schiffer

    German model and considered the prettiest woman in the world by some.

  • Tim Burton
    Tim Burton

    American filmmaker, whose films have a gothic feel.

  • Rachel Bilson
    Rachel Bilson

    American actress.

  • Elvis Costello
    Elvis Costello

    Elvis costello is a british rock singer known for his distinctive voice and eclectic musical style, blending elements of punk, new wave, and...

  • Jonathan Togo
    Jonathan Togo

    Togo, an american actor, plays the role of ryan wolfe, a police officer, on csi miami (tvaeur(tm), tvaeur(tm), a hit crime series starring...

  • George Wallace
    George Wallace

    American politician, who served three terms as the democratic governor for alabama beginning in 1963.

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How old is someone born on August 25, 1948?

Someone born on August 25, 1948 is:

75 years 9 months old,

or 909 months and 2 days old,

or 3952 weeks and 5 days old,

or 27669 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 25, 1948?

There are 90 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday August 25th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 25, 1948?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on August 25, 1948.


August 25, 1948: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 25, 1948:

  • Helen Lee Worthing
  • Antonino Arata

What famous deaths happened on August 25th?

Famous deaths on August 25th:

  • Paul Muni
    Paul Muni

    Paul muni was an american actor known for his roles in scarface, the story of louis pasteur, and the life of emile zola.

  • Samantha Smith
    Samantha Smith

    American actress/activist (elizabeth lime street), who dies at the age of 13 (born 1972).

  • Marvin Kaplan
    Marvin Kaplan

    American screenwriter and producer of actor actors.

  • William Hall
    William Hall

    Canadian soldier victoria cross recipient (d. 1904).

  • Petr Neruda

    Chilean poet-diplomat and politician, often considered one of the greatest literary figures of his country.

  • Michael Faraday

    An english scientist who made contributions to electrochemistry and electromagnetism.

  • Aalliyah Haughton

    Aalliyah was an American singer, actress, and model who was a major influence on contemporary R&B, pop, and hip hop music.

  • Kenetra Aaliyah

    Renowned R&B singer known for hits like 'Try Again' and 'Are You That Somebody'.

  • Jamas Faraday

    Jamas Faraday was a British chemist and physicist who contributed to the study of electromagnetism and electrochemistry.

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August 25, 1948: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on August 25, 1948:

  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
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August 25, 1948: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 25, 1948 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 23rd and August 29th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

August 25, 1948: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 25, 1948 was Hair of Gold, Eyes of Blue by Gordon MacRae, according to the music chart for the week August 23rd and August 29th.

August 25, 1948: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 25, 1948 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 23rd and August 29th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Hair of Gold, Eyes of Blue

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August 25, 1948: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 25, 1948 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Dead Man's Gold

Release year: 1948

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Peggy Stewart, Terry Frost

Night Time in Nevada

Release year: 1948

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Adele Mara, Andy Devine

Sunset Carson Rides Again

Release year: 1948

Directed by: Oliver Drake

Starring: Sunset Carson, Al Terry, Pat Starling, Dan White


Release year: 1948

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Stewart Granger, Joan Greenwood, Flora Robson, Françoise Rosay

Luxury Liner

Release year: 1948

Directed by: Richard Whorf

Starring: George Brent, Jane Powell, Lauritz Melchior, Frances Gifford

August 25, 1948: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 25, 1948 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:


Release year: 1948

Directed by: Patrice Chéreau

Starring: Gabrielle

Country: United States of America

Around the Town

Around the Town

Release year: 1948

Starring: Kyle MacDonnell, Johnny Downs, Earl Wrightson

Country: United States of America

Princess Sagaphi

Princess Sagaphi

Release year: 1948

America Speaks

America Speaks

Release year: 1948

Champagne and Orchids

Champagne and Orchids

Release year: 1948


Who was the US President on August 25, 1948?

On August 25, 1948 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 25, 1948?

On August 25, 1948 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 25, 1948?

On August 25, 1948 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about August 25th?

August 25th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 25th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 25th, such as:

  • 2018 - California auction sells a 1962 ferrari 250 gto for $48.4 million. this makes it the most expensive car ever to be sold at auction.
  • 2017 - War in afghanistan: new zealand has announced the deployment of three additional non-combat military personnel to afghanistan. this increases its military commitment to 13. (reuters) four gunmen attacked a shiite mosque, kabul, afghanistan. at least 20 people were killed.
  • 2016 - Philippine drug war: rodrigo duterte's drug war has claimed 1,900 lives.

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What happened in 1948?

1948 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • KNXT (now KCBS) TV channel 2 in Los Angeles, CA (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • WNDT (now WNET) TV channel 13 in New York-Newark, New York (PBS) begins
  • Burma declares independence from the UK

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What was the calendar for August 1948?

August 1948 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how August 1948 calendar looked like.

Wednesday August 25, 1948