Monday 30 August 1948
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lewis Black and Fred Hampton.
Sorry, Wrong Number, directed by Anatole Litvak, 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 Lucky Pup.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1948 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Lewis Black: American comedian.
- Fred Hampton: American Black Panther Party leader (d. 1969).
- Robin Lustig: English journalist and radio host.
- Donnacha O'Dea: Irish poker player and swimmer.
- Victor Skumin: Russian psychiatrist psychologist and academic.
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