Sunday 31 October 1948, Halloween
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Monique Olivier and Michael Kitchen.
The Snake Pit, directed by Anatole Litvak, 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 Studio One in Hollywood.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
- Monique Olivier: French criminal, convicted of one murder and of helping her husband, Michel Fourniret, with the murder of a further six women or teenage girls.
- Michael Kitchen: English actor and producer.
- Kenneth Feld: American business executive and entertainment producer, the owner of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus in the '90s.
- Diane Linkletter: American noted family, the daughter of Art Linkletter and a LSD user.
- Franco Gasparri: Italian actor, the son of the painter and film poster artist Rodolfo.
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