Friday 26 November 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
3 Godfathers, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
- Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
- Elizabeth Blackburn: Australian-American biologist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Krešimir Ćosić: Croatian basketball player and coach (d. 1995).
- Claes Elfsberg: Swedish television presenter.
- Marianne Muellerleile: American actress.
- Galina Prozumenshchikova: Ukrainian-Russian swimmer and journalist (d. 2015).
- Peter Wheeler: English rugby player
- Galina Prozumenschikova: USSR -- 200m backstroke (1964 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
- Timothy Haddon: African mining engineer and CEO in charge of Amax Gold. Haddon specialized in technical engineering and in finance accounting; he has a BS in Mining Engineering.
- Portland Mason: American actress. A minor player in films and TV, the daughter of Pamela and James Mason. She died on May 10, 2004 in Santa Monica, CA, age 55.
- Kresimir Cosic: Croatian basketball player (d. 1995)
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