Sunday 25 January 1948
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gueorgui Chichkine and Brenda Boozer.
Call Northside 777, directed by Henry Hathaway, 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 Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 January 1948 ?
- St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
- Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
- Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
- Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
- Winter-Een-Mas - celebration of videogames and the people that play them. Winter-een-mas lasts for a whole week, which is always the very last week in January, the 25th through the 31st.
- Roman Empire - second day of the Sementivae in honour of Ceres and Terra
- Gueorgui Chichkine: Russian painter.
- Brenda Boozer: American mezzo-soprano opera singer, a star soloist at the New York Metropolitan Opera for many years.
- Ros Kelly: Australian educator and politician, starting as a secondary school teacher in Canberra in 1969-72.
- francis Camerini: .
- Georgy Shishkin: Russian painter and illustrator.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1948 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Manana (Is Soon Enough for Me) - Peggy Lee (Dave Barbour Orchestra)
- I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
- Frankie Laine - Shine
- I'm My Own Grandpa - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
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