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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 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 November 1948: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1948?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1948 President Truman re-elected in an upset over Republican Thomas Dewey
  • 02 Nov 1948 WJZ TV channel 13 in Baltimore, Maryland (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 03 Nov 1948 2nd NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-1 at Chicago
  • 12 Nov 1948 Japanese Premier Hideki Tojo sentenced to death by war crimes tribunal
  • 13 Nov 1948 As the Girls Go opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 420 performances
  • 15 Nov 1948 William Lyon Mackenzie King retires as Prime Minister of Canada.
  • 16 Nov 1948 Operation Magic Carpet - 1st plane from Yemen carrying Jews to Israel
  • 17 Nov 1948 Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi divorces his second wife, the former Princess Fawzia of Egypt.
  • 20 Nov 1948 US balloon reaches height of 42.7 km (record)
  • 23 Nov 1948 Dr Frank G Back (NYC) patents lens to provide zoom effects
  • 24 Nov 1948 Ireland votes for independence from the UK
  • 25 Nov 1948 KING TV channel 5 in Seattle, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 27 Nov 1948 36th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 12-7
  • 28 Nov 1948 Hopalong Cassidy premieres on TV
  • 29 Nov 1948 Kukla, Fran, and Ollie debuted on NBC
  • 30 Nov 1948 Player-manager Lou Boudreau is selected AL MVP

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in November 1948?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - On a Slow Boat to China
  2. - Buttons and Bows
  3. - Buttons and Bows
  4. - My Darling, My Darling
  5. - On a Slow Boat to China

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States of America

Schindler's List

Schindler's List

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Country: United States of America

Oldboy

Oldboy

Directed by: Chan-wook Park

Starring: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji

Country: United States of America

Scarface

Scarface

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States of America

Ardh Satya

Ardh Satya

Directed by: Govind Nihalani

Starring: Om Puri, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Shafi Inamdar