Saturday 28 February 1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mercedes Ruehl in Queens and Willie Donnell.
Quai des Orfèvres, directed by H. G. Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Camel News Caravan.
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- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Mercedes Ruehl in Queens: New York, USA; actress (Lost in Yonkers, Crazy People).
- Willie Donnell: Smith.
- Bernadette Peters [Lazzaro] in Queens: New York, USA; actress (The Jerk, Song and Dance).
- Mike Brady: British-born Australian musician and song-writer most commonly associated with the Australian rules football anthems "Up There Cazaly", referring to 1920s and 30s St Kilda player Roy Cazaly and "One Day in September".
- Bernadette Peters: American actress, singer and dancer, the youngest person ever inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame.
- Bineshwar Brahma: Bodo litterateur and religious figure (birth date unknown)
- Steven Chu: American physicist and politician 12th United States Secretary of Energy Nobel Prize laureate
- Mike Figgis: English director screenwriter and composer
- Johnny Delgado: Filipino actor (d. 2009)
- Geoff Nicholls: English keyboard player (Black Sabbath and Quartz)
- Mercedes Ruehl: American actress
- Alfred Sant: Maltese politician 11th Prime Minister of Malta
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