What Happened in 1948 (Part 8)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 803

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

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

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Dec 3rd 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 4th Lin Onus, artist
  • Dec 4th Southside Johnny Lyon, NJ, rocker (Asbury Jukes-Don't Want Go Home)
  • Dec 6th Don Nickles, (Sen-R-Okla)
  • Dec 6th JoBeth Williams, actress (Kramer vs Kramer, Poltergeist), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 6th Jonathan King, singer (Everyone's Gone to the Moon), born in London, England
  • Dec 6th Marius Mueller-Westernhagen, Duesseldorf Germany, rocker (Stinker)
  • Dec 7th Gary Morris, country singer/actor (Colbys), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Dec 7th Yoko Morishita, prima ballerina (Baterina No Habataki)
  • Dec 7th Mads Vinding, Danish bassist
  • Dec 8th Jimmy Lai [Lai Chee-Ying], Chinese businessman (founder of Giordano), born in Guangzhou, China
  • Dec 9th Dennis Dunaway, rocker
  • Dec 9th Marleen Gorris, Dutch director (Mres Dalloway, Antonia, Last Island)
  • Dec 9th Ron Vawter, Latham NY, actor (Philadelphia, Empire City, Twister)
  • Dec 10th Brendan Harkin, rocker
  • Dec 10th Ralph Tavares, rocker
  • Dec 10th Abu Abbas, founder of the Palestine Liberation Front (d. 2004)
  • Dec 11th Elizabeth Baur, actress (Fran-Ironside, Teresa-Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 11th Stamatis Spanoudakis, Greek composer
  • Dec 12th Ray Jackson, rock musician
  • Dec 12th Tom Wilkinson, English actor
  • Dec 13th Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, guitarist (Steely Dan-Deacon Blues)
  • Dec 13th Kathy Garver, actress (Cissy-Family Affair), born in Long Beach, California
  • Dec 13th Lillian Board, England, 400m (Olympic-silver-1968)
  • Dec 13th Ted Nugent, guitarist (Cat Scratch Fever, Damn Yankees), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dec 13th Brian Wilson, Scottish politician
  • Dec 14th Boudewijn Buch, Dutch writer/TV host
  • Dec 14th Dee Wallace Stone, [Deanna Bowers], Kansas City Kansas, actress (Critters, 10, ET)
  • Dec 14th Kim Beazley, Australian politician
  • Dec 15th David Gwillim, Plymouth England, actor (Island at Top of the World)
  • Dec 15th Melanie Chartoff, American actress (Fridays, Parker Lewis) and director, born in West Haven Connecticut
  • Dec 15th Cassandra Harris, Australian actress (d. 1991)
  • Dec 16th Christopher Biggins, English actor
  • Dec 17th Jim Alexander, rocker
  • Dec 17th Jim Bonfanti, rocker (Raspberries-Go All the Way)
  • Dec 18th Bill Nelson, English musician (Be Bop Deluxe)
  • Dec 18th Laurent Voulzy, French singer and composer
  • Dec 19th Ken Brown, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Dec 20th Stevie Wright, Australian singer with the Easybeats (Friday on my Mind), born in Leeds, West Yorkshire (d. 2015)
  • Dec 20th Alan Parsons, audio engineer/music producer (The Dark Side of the Moon, Let it Be), born in London, England
  • Dec 21st Barry Gordon, actor (Gary-Archie Bunker's Place), born in Brookline, Massachusetts
  • Dec 21st Carol Potter, actress (Beverly Hills 90210, Today's FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 21st Dave Kingman, baseball player (Mets, Yanks, Giants)

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

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

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

Singer Donna Summer
Singer
Donna Summer

Famous Weddings


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Famous Divorces


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Famous Deaths


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