Tuesday 16 November 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Arie Haan and Joanna Ashnual.
The Boy with Green Hair, directed by Joseph Losey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas 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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- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Arie Haan
- Joanna Ashnual: American editor and publisher of "The Seattle Astrologer;" a non-technical astrological newsletter.
- Steve Railsback: Actor (Blue Monkey, Green Monkey, Escape 2000).
- Alan Hassenfeld: American executive and CEO of Hasbro, a toy manufacturing corporation.
- Horst Bertram: German footballer and manager.
- Chi Coltrane: American singer-songwriter and pianist.
- Bonnie Greer: American-English playwright and critic.
- Aline Issermann: Director (Amant Magnifiquew).
- Operation Magic Carpet - 1st plane from Yemen carrying Jews to Israel
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Buttons and Bows - Betty Jane Rhodes
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