Friday 12 November 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hassan Rouhani and Richard Lee Roberts.
The Boy with Green Hair, directed by Joseph Losey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while Tomorrow Will Be Better by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Studio One in Hollywood.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Hassan Rouhani: Iranian politician, cleric, lawyer, academic and diplomat, who is currently the president-elect of Iran.
- Richard Lee Roberts
- Claudio Risi: Italian film director and noted family, the son of famed director Dino Risi.
- Michel Polacco: French journalist, a reporter and editor.
- Banjō Ginga: Japanese voice actor.
- Errol Brown: Kingston, Jamaica -- Rock vocalist (Hot Chocolate).
- Cliff Harris: American football player.
- Richard Roberts: American executive of a multi-million-dollar corporation, the heir apparent to the evangelical empire of his dad, Oral Roberts.
- Umberto Giordano: Italian composer, mainly of operas.
- Japanese Premier Hideki Tojo sentenced to death by war crimes tribunal
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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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