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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 1948.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on March 1948: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1948?


Events

  • 05 Mar 1948 Actor Eli Wallach marries actress Anne Jackson
  • 08 Mar 1948 US Supreme Court rules relgious instruction in public schools is unconstitutional.
  • 09 Mar 1948 Provisionary Indonesian government installed in Batavia.
  • 10 Mar 1948 First civilian to exceed speed of sound - Herb H Hoover, Edwards Air Force Base California.
  • 11 Mar 1948 1st black in the US Tennis Open (Reginald Weir)
  • 14 Mar 1948 Freedom Train arrives in San Francisco
  • 15 Mar 1948 Sir Laurence Olivier on the cover of LIFE magazine
  • 16 Mar 1948 The largest flood in the history of Brampton, Ontario, occurs.
  • 17 Mar 1948 Benelux, France, and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Brussels, a precursor to the North Atlantic Treaty establishing NATO.
  • 18 Mar 1948 France and Great Britain and Benelux sign Treaty of Brussels
  • 19 Mar 1948 Lee Savold knocks out Gino Buonvino in 54 seconds at Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York.
  • 20 Mar 1948 1st live televised musical Eugene Ormandy on CBS followed in 90
  • 21 Mar 1948 Stop the Music with Bert Parks premieres on ABC radio
  • 25 Mar 1948 The first successful tornado forecast predicts that a tornado will strike Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • 27 Mar 1948 The Second Congress of the Workers Party of North Korea is convened.
  • 28 Mar 1948 Second Tony Awards: Mister Roberts win.
  • 29 Mar 1948 Drachtster Boys soccer team forms in Drachten
  • 31 Mar 1948 US Congress passes Marshall Aid Act to rehabilitate war-torn Europe.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in March 1948?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - Because
  2. - I Love You, Yes I Do
  3. - Sabre Dance
  4. - Now is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song)

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Search

The Search

Release year: 1948

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Ivan Jandl, Aline MacMahon, Wendell Corey

Country: United States of America

The Big Clock

The Big Clock

Release year: 1948

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Ray Milland, Maureen O'Sullivan, Charles Laughton, George Macready

Country: United States of America

Fort Apache

Fort Apache

Release year: 1948

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Pedro Armendáriz

Country: United States of America

All My Sons

All My Sons

Release year: 1948

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Burt Lancaster, Mady Christians, Louisa Horton

Country: United States of America

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

Release year: 1948

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Reginald Denny

Country: United States of America