Thursday 11 November 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Boy with Green Hair, directed by Joseph Losey, 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 ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 11 November 1948 ?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Andrzej Czok: Polish mountaineer (d. 1986).
- Vincent Schiavelli: Actor (Playroom, Waiting for the Light).
- Susanna Kaysen: American writer, author of the bestseller "Girl, Interrupted," made into a film starring Winona Ryder in 2000, and several other books.
- Jordi Estadella: Spanish voice actor, journalist, radio and television host and film dubber.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1948 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Freddy Martin & His Orchestra - On a Slow Boat to China
- Buttons and Bows - Betty Garrett (Art Mooney Orchestra)
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
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