Monday 25 October 1948
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dan Gable and Dave Cowens.
The Red Shoes, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while Dinner at Antoine's by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Okay, Mother.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 October 1948 ?
- Day of the Romanian Army
- Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
- Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
- Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
- Kazakhstan - Republic Day
- Dan Gable: American amateur wrestler and head coach.
- Dave Cowens: American basketball star, drafted by the Boston Celtics in 1970.
- Dan Issel: American athlete, professional basketball player who was named American Basketball Association Rookie of the Year in 1971 after a phenomenal first year with the Kentucky Colonels.
- Christian Godefroy
- Diana Burrell: English viola player and composer.
- Daniel Epstein: American poet and author.
- Dave Cowens NBA forward (Boston Celtics: Milwaukee Bucks).
- Daniel Mark Epstein: American poet and biographer.
- David Cowens: Newport sports Champions.
- Special Council of Annulment convicts F Weinreb for collaboration
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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