What Happened in 1948 (Part 8)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 800

  • Nov 13 Sheila Frazier, actress (Gloria-Lazarus Syndrome), born in NYC, New York

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Nov 14 Prince Charles [Charles Philip Arthur George], Prince of Wales/Duke of Cornwall, born in London

His Royal Highness Prince Charles
His Royal Highness
Prince Charles
  • Nov 14 Jacob Kohnstamm, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior (D66, 1994-)
  • Nov 14 James Young, rock guitarist (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 14 Robert Ginty, American actor (Paper Chase, White Fire), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 15 Roy P Dyson, (Rep-D-MD, 1981- )
  • Nov 16 Aline Issermann, director (Amant Magnifiquew)
  • Nov 16 Chi Coltrane, US pianist/singer
  • Nov 16 Bonnie Greer, American playwright and critic
  • Nov 17 Jaime Huelamo, Spain, cyclist (Olympic-bronze-1972) drug disqualified
  • Nov 17 Howard Dean, American politician
  • Nov 18 Andrea Marcovicci, actress (Gloria-Berrengers, Fran-Trapper John), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 18 Jack Tatum, Cherryville NC, NFL defensive back (Raiders)
  • Nov 18 Ural Nazibovich Sultanov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Nov 20 Richard Masur, actor (David-One Day at a Time), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 20 Samuel E Wright, Camden SC, actor (Enos, Ball Four)
  • Nov 20 John R. Bolton, American ambassador
  • Nov 21 Lonnie Jordan, rock keyboardist/vocalist (War), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 21 George Zimmer, American entrepreneur
  • Nov 21 Alphonse Mouzon, American jazz musician, born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Nov 22 Radomir Antić, Serbian football manager
  • Nov 23 Bruce Vilanch, American comedy writer
  • Nov 24 Ashok Gandotra, cricketer (in Rio de Janiero Two Tests for India 1969)
  • Nov 24 Spider Robinson, Canada, sci-fi author (3 Hugo, Callahan's Secret)
  • Nov 24 Steve Yeager, catcher (LA Dodger)
  • Nov 25 Storm Field, [Elliot], NY, weatherman (WABC TV, WCBS TV)
  • Nov 25 Jacques P. Dupuis, French Canadian politician
  • Nov 26 Galina Prozumenschikova, USSR, 200m backstroke (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • Nov 26 Krešimir Ćosić, Croatian basketball player (d. 1995)
  • Nov 26 Claes Elfsberg, Swedish television presenter
  • Nov 27 Dave Winthrop, rock saxophonist (Supertramp)
  • Nov 28 Agnieszka Holland, actress/director (Europa Europa), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Nov 28 Beeb Birtles, [Gerard Birtlekamp], rock guitarist (Little River Band)
  • Dec 1 Sarfraz Nawaz, cricketer (successful Pakistani pace bowler 1969-84)
  • Dec 1 George Foster, American baseball player
  • Dec 1 Tom Wright, English bishop and theologian
  • Dec 2 T. Coraghessan Boyle, American writer
  • Dec 3 Diane Kurys, [Emir Kusturica], Sarajevo, bass guitarist

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Dec 3 Ozzy Osbourne, English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter (Black Sabbath-Bark at the Moon), born in Birmingham, England

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
  • Dec 4 Lin Onus, Autralian Aboriginal artist, born in Melbourne (d. 1996)
  • Dec 4 Southside Johnny Lyon, NJ, rocker (Asbury Jukes-Don't Want Go Home)
  • Dec 6 Don Nickles, (Sen-R-Okla)
  • Dec 6 JoBeth Williams, actress (Kramer vs Kramer, Poltergeist), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 6 Marius Mueller-Westernhagen, Duesseldorf Germany, rocker (Stinker)
  • Dec 7 Gary Morris, country singer/actor (Colbys), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Dec 7 Yoko Morishita, prima ballerina (Baterina No Habataki)
  • Dec 7 Mads Vinding, Danish bassist

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Dec 8 Jimmy Lai [Lai Chee-Ying], Chinese businessman (founder of Giordano), born in Guangzhou, China

Founder of Giordano Jimmy Lai
Founder of Giordano
Jimmy Lai
  • Dec 9 Dennis Dunaway, rocker
  • Dec 9 Marleen Gorris, Dutch director (Mres Dalloway, Antonia, Last Island)
  • Dec 9 Ron Vawter, Latham NY, actor (Philadelphia, Empire City, Twister)
  • Dec 10 Brendan Harkin, rocker
  • Dec 10 Abu Abbas, founder of the Palestine Liberation Front (d. 2004)
  • Dec 11 Elizabeth Baur, actress (Fran-Ironside, Teresa-Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 11 Stamatis Spanoudakis, Greek composer
  • Dec 12 Ray Jackson, rock musician
  • Dec 12 Tom Wilkinson, English actor
  • Dec 13 Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, guitarist (Steely Dan-Deacon Blues)
  • Dec 13 Kathy Garver, actress (Cissy-Family Affair), born in Long Beach, California
  • Dec 13 Lillian Board, England, 400m (Olympic-silver-1968)
  • Dec 13 Ted Nugent, guitarist (Cat Scratch Fever, Damn Yankees), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dec 13 Brian Wilson, Scottish politician
  • Dec 14 Boudewijn Buch, Dutch writer/TV host
  • Dec 14 Dee Wallace Stone, [Deanna Bowers], Kansas City Kansas, actress (Critters, 10, ET)
  • Dec 14 Kim Beazley, Australian politician
  • Dec 15 David Gwillim, Plymouth England, actor (Island at Top of the World)
  • Dec 15 Melanie Chartoff, American actress (Fridays, Parker Lewis) and director, born in West Haven Connecticut
  • Dec 15 Cassandra Harris, Australian actress (d. 1991)
  • Dec 16 Christopher Biggins, English actor
  • Dec 17 Jim Alexander, American musician (The Bar-Kays)
  • Dec 17 Jim Bonfanti, rocker (Raspberries-Go All the Way)
  • Dec 18 Bill Nelson, English musician (Be Bop Deluxe)
  • Dec 18 Laurent Voulzy, French singer and composer
  • Dec 19 Ken Brown, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Dec 20 Stevie Wright, Australian singer with the Easybeats (Friday on my Mind), born in Leeds, West Yorkshire (d. 2015)
  • Dec 20 Alan Parsons, audio engineer/music producer (The Dark Side of the Moon, Let it Be), born in London, England
  • Dec 21 Barry Gordon, actor (Gary-Archie Bunker's Place), born in Brookline, Massachusetts
  • Dec 21 Carol Potter, actress (Beverly Hills 90210, Today's FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 21 Dave Kingman, American baseball player (Mets, NY Yankees, Giants), born in Pendleton, Oregon

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Dec 21 Samuel L. Jackson, actor (Amos & Andrew, White Sand, Pulp Fiction), born in Washington, D.C.

  • Dec 21 Willem AFG Vermeend, Dutch economist/undersecretary of Finance (1994-)
  • Dec 21 Willi Resetarits, Austrian musician
  • Dec 22 Chris Old, cricketer (England medium-pacer of 70's)
  • Dec 22 Noel Edmonds, British TV personality (Foul-ups, Bleeps & Blunders)
  • Dec 22 Steve Garvey, 1st baseman (LA Dodgers, San Diego Padres)
  • Dec 22 Lynne Thigpen, American actress (d. 2003)
  • Dec 23 Jack Ham, American football player (Steelers)
  • Dec 23 Leslie Moonves, American television executive
  • Dec 25 Barbara Mandrell, singer/TV host (Mandrell Sisters), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 25 Merry Clayton, American soul and gospel singer and actress, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Dec 25 Alia al Hussein, of Jordan (d. 1977)
  • Dec 26 Chris Chambliss, 1st baseman (NY Yankee)
  • Dec 27 Larry Byrom, rocker (Steppenwolf-Hour of the World)
  • Dec 27 Gérard Depardieu, French actor
  • Dec 28 Jorge Velasquez, jockey (Kentucky Derby-1981, Preakness-1981)
  • Dec 30 Surinder Amarnath, cricketer (son of Lala 124 on debut v NZ 1976)

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Dec 31 Donna Summer, singer (Love to Love You Baby, On the Radio), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)

Singer Donna Summer
Singer
Donna Summer
  • Dec 31 Joe Dallesandro, actor (Heat, Trash, AW Frankenstein), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Dec 31 Viktor Mikhailovich Afanasieyv, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-11, TM-18)
  • Dec 31 René Robert, National Hockey League player

Famous Weddings


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Famous Divorces


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Famous Deaths


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