Monday 2 June 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Great Expectations, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Which were the important events of 2 June 1947 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
- Mark Rudd: American political activist, a founding member of the controversial Weathermen, a radical leftist group that was placed on the FBI's Most Wanted List in 1970.
- Giorgio Cagnotto: Italian champion in water sports, a diver and winner of two silver medals for the diving team at the Olympic Games in 1972 winning two Silver and in 1976, two Bronzes and the Gold Medal at the European meet in 1970.
- Mark Elder: British opera and symphony conductor.
- Ted Britton: American noted family and child actor, son of Barbara Britton.
- Martin Lamotte: French actor.
- Albert Innaurato: American playwright and author of the Broadway hit "Gemini," as well as "Coming Of Age In Soho," "Passione," and "Gus And Al." He is the author of many other Off-Broadway shows, and also teaches script writing.
- Jan Ferraris: LPGA golfer
- Marie-Hélène Breillat: French actress, painter and writer.
- Hermann Darewsky: Composer, dies at 64.
- Louisiana Lady opens at Century Theater NYC for 4 performances
- Hungarian Premier Ferenc Nagy resigns
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- Red Silk Stockings and Green Perfume - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra
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