Sunday 4 May 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Jenkins and Irene Ghergo.
Born to Kill, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Kraft Theatre.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1947 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Richard Jenkins: American actor.
- Irene Ghergo: Italian television actress.
- Valère Novarina: Franco-Swiss writer, playwright, director and painter.
- John Bosley: Canadian businessman and politician 31st Canadian Speaker of the House of Commons.
- Ronald Sørensen: Dutch historian and politician.
- Trivimi Velliste: Estonian politician 17th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1947 ?
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