Friday 5 November 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Joan of Arc, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 5 November 1948 ?
- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- Lafforgue Twins: French-Swedish alpine skiers, fraternal twins, daughters of skiers Maurice Lafforgue and May Nilsson.
- Bernard-Henri Levy: French public intellectual.
- Bob Barr: American lawyer and politician.
- Peter Hammill: English singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Van der Graaf Generator).
- William Phillips: American physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Hridayananda dasa Goswami: ISKCON guru
- Britt Laforgue:
- Ingrid Laforgue:
- Bernard-Henri Lévy: French philosopher, author.
- Rick Cobb: Rocker
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1948 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Buttons and Bows - Dinning Sisters
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
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