Monday 8 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 Dale A Gardner in Fairmont and Xavier Zuchowicz.
Joan of Arc, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Studio One in Hollywood.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 November 1948 ?
- Dale A Gardner in Fairmont: Minnesota, USA; Commander US Navy/astronaut (STS 8, STS 51A).
- Xavier Zuchowicz: French army general, who was the military governor of Paris between 2005 and 2007.
- Dale Gardner: American captain and astronaut (d. 2014).
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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