Tuesday 2 September 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Simon Casas and Richard Coughlan.
Dark Passage, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Walter Compton News.
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Which were the important events of 2 September 1947 ?
- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
- Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
- Vietnam - National Day (independence from France, 1945)
- Simon Casas: French matador, corridas organizer, breeder of bulls and writer.
- Richard Coughlan: English drummer (Caravan and The Wilde Flowers) (d. 2013).
- Louis Michel: Belgian educator and politician Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- Jim Richards: New Zealand race car driver.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Jo Stafford - Feudin' and Fightin'
- I Have But One Heart (O Marinariello) - Vic Damone
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