Friday 26 November 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Portland Mason and Galina Prozumenschikova.
Yellow Sky, directed by William A. Wellman, 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 Earl Wrightson Show.
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- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
- Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
- Portland Mason: American actress.
- Galina Prozumenschikova: USSR -- 200m backstroke (1964 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Kresimir Cosic: Croatian basketball player (d. 1995).
- Timothy Haddon: African mining engineer and CEO in charge of Amax Gold.
- Elizabeth Blackburn: Australian-American biologist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Krešimir Ćosić: Croatian basketball player and coach (d. 1995).
- Claes Elfsberg: Swedish television presenter.
- Marianne Muellerleile: American actress.
- Galina Prozumenshchikova: Ukrainian-Russian swimmer and journalist (d. 2015).
- Peter Wheeler: English rugby player.
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