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

1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1948th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 948th year of the 2nd millennium, the 48th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1940s decade.

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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

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