Monday 1 November 1948
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Phil Myre and Amani Karume.
The Snake Pit, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Studio One in Hollywood.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 1 November 1948 ?
- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- Phil Myre: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Amani Karume: Zanzibar accountant and politician 6th President of Zanzibar.
- Bill Woodrow: English sculptor and academic.
- President Truman re-elected in an upset over Republican Thomas Dewey
- Off southern Manchuria, 6,000 people are killed as a Chinese merchant ship explodes and sinks.
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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