Thursday 2 October 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph De Shoemmacker and Paul Jackson.
Nightmare Alley, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Seven Arts Quiz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 October 1947 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
Famous Birthdays:02 October
- Peter D Ouspensky: Russian mathematician and philosopher (Born 1878).
- Music in My Heart opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 124 performances
- Yankee Yogi Berra becomes 1st to pinch hit a World Series homer
- Revised International Telecommunication Convention adopted.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1947 ?
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