1948 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1910s  1920s  1930s  – 1940s –  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years: 1945 1946 194719481949 1950 1951

1948 is a year in the 20th century. It was a leap year.

Events

Births

Deaths

Movies Released

New Books

  • Ape and Essence – Aldous Huxley
  • CatalinaW. Somerset Maugham
  • Concluding – Henry Green
  • Cry, the Beloved Country – Alan Paton
  • The Foundling – Georgette Heyer
  • The Golden Warrior – Hope Muntz
  • Guard of Honor – James Gould Cozzens
  • The Heart of the Matter – Graham Greene
  • The Hearth and the Eagle – Anya Seton
  • The House of SleepAnna Kavan
  • Ides of March – Thornton Wilder
  • John Aubrey and His FriendsAnthony Powell
  • Joseph and His Brothers – Thomas Mann
  • Last Of The Conquerors – William Gardner Smith
  • The Living Is Easy – Dorothy West
  • The Mask of Circe – C. L. Moore
  • Melissa (novel) – Taylor Caldwell
  • My Glorious Brothers – Howard Fast
  • The Naked and the DeadNorman Mailer
  • Parris Mitchell of King's Row – Henry Bellamann
  • Raintree County – Ross Lockridge, Jr.
  • Seraph On The SewaneeZora Neale Hurston
  • Thidwick the Big-Hearted MooseDr. Seuss
  • The Twenty-One Balloons – William Pène du Bois
  • The White GoddessRobert Graves
  • The World is Not Enough – Zoe B. Oldenbourg
  • The Young Lions – Irwin Shaw

Hit Songs

  • "Buttons and Bows" – Dinah Shore
  • "Confess" – Doris Day & Buddy Clark
  • "Confess" – Patti Page (the first multi-tracked song)
  • "Deck Of Cards" – Phil Harris
  • "Don't Have To Tell Nobody" – Frankie Laine
  • "Gloria" – The Mills Brothers
  • "I Love You So Much (It Hurts Me)" – The Mills Brothers
  • "I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover" – Frankie Laine
  • "I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover" – Art Mooney
  • "I'm My Own Grandpa" – Guy Lombardo & The Guy Lombardo Trio
  • "Is It True What They Say About Dixie" – Al Jolson & The Mills Brothers
  • "It's Magic" – Doris Day
  • "Little White Lies" – Dick Haymes & The Four Hits And A Miss
  • "Love Somebody" – Doris Day & Buddy Clark
  • "Mañana" – Peggy Lee
  • "Monday Again" – Frankie Laine
  • "My Happiness" – The Pied Pipers
  • "My Happiness" – Jon and Sondra Steele
  • "Nature Boy" – Nat King Cole
  • "Nature Boy" – Sarah Vaughan
  • "On A Slow Boat To China" – Kay Kyser, Harry Babbitt & Gloria Wood
  • "Red River Valley" – Jo Stafford
  • "Red Roses For A Blue Lady" – Vaughn Monroe
  • "Rosetta" – Frankie Laine
  • "So Tired" – Russ Morgan
  • "Someday You'll Want Me To Want You" – Vaughn Monroe
  • "The Things We Did Last Summer" – Georgia Gibbs
  • "A Tree In the Meadow" – Margaret Whiting
  • "Twelfth Street Rag" – Pee Wee Hunt
  • "Underneath the Arches" – Andrews Sisters
  • "What Could Be Sweeter" – Frankie Laine
  • "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams" – Georgia Gibbs
  • "Woody Woodpecker" – Kay Kyser
  • "You Call Everybody Darlin'" – Al Trace
  • "You Can't Be True, Dear" – Ken Griffin

1948 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.