Wednesday 17 November 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Howard Dean and Henri de Raincourt.
He Walked by Night, directed by Alfred Werker, 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 The Arrow Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Howard Dean: American politician and physician, Dean announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for President on June 23, 2003 in Burlington, VT.
- Henri de Raincourt
- Jaime Huelamo: Spain -- Cyclist (1972 Olympics - Bronze Medalist) drug disqualified.
- East Bay Ray: American musician.
- Henri De Raincourt: French politician who was Minister for Relations with Parliament (2009-2010) and Minister in charge of Co-operation (2010-2012) during Nicolas Sarkozy’s presidency.
- East Ray: American guitarist (Dead Kennedys).
- Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi divorces his second wife, the former Princess Fawzia of Egypt.
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- Buttons and Bows - Betty Jane Rhodes
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