Thursday 18 November 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Andrea Marcovicci in New York City and Ural Nazibovich Sultanov.
He Walked by Night, directed by Alfred Werker, 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 The Arrow Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 November 1948 ?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
- Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
- Oman - National Holiday
- Andrea Marcovicci in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Gloria - Berrengers, Fran - Trapper John).
- Ural Nazibovich Sultanov: Russian Cosmonaut.
- Jack Tatum in Cherryville: North Carolina, USA; NFL defensive back (Oakland Raiders).
- Alain Planet: French Catholic clergyman, who has been bishop of Carcassonne and Narbonne since 2004.
- Jack Tatum: American pro athlete, a football player drafted by the Oakland Raiders in 1971.
- Tõnis Mägi: Estonian singer-songwriter guitarist and actor (Ultima Thule)
- Andrea Marcovicci: American actress and singer
- Kongō Masahiro: Japanese sumo wrestler (d. 2014)
- Ana Mendieta: Cuban-American sculptor and painter (d. 1985)
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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