Wednesday 17 November 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
He Walked by Night, directed by Alfred Werker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 November 1948 ?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Henri De Raincourt: French politician who was Minister for Relations with Parliament (2009-2010) and Minister in charge of Co-operation (2010-2012) during Nicolas Sarkozy’s presidency.
- Howard Dean: American politician and physician, Dean announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for President on June 23, 2003 in Burlington, VT.
- East Ray: American guitarist (Dead Kennedys).
- Jaime Huelamo: Spain -- Cyclist (1972 Olympics - Bronze Medalist) drug disqualified.
- East Bay Ray: American musician.
- Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi divorces his second wife, the former Princess Fawzia of Egypt.
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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 - Betty Jane Rhodes
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