Monday 15 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 Roy P Dyson and Teodoro Locsin.
The Boy with Green Hair, directed by Joseph Losey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Bishop's Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lamp Unto My Feet.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 November 1948 ?
- Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
- USA - America Recycles Day
- Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
- Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
- Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
- R.C. Saints - Albert the Great
- Palestine - Independence Day (declared 1988)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent; also see November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:15 November
- William Lyon Mackenzie King retires as Prime Minister of Canada.
- ''Operation Magic Carpet'' to transport Jews from Yemen to Israel begins.
- The University of the Andes (Universidad de los Andes) is founded in Bogotá, Colombia.
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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