Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1948.
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- Charles Matteo, who would later become the underboss of the Ancelotti Family, is born.
- Mary Valvona is born in Palermo, Sicily
- January 7: Kenny Loggins is born Everett, Washington.
- December 21: Samuel L. Jackson, who voiced Frank Tenpenny in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, is born in Washington, D.C.