Tuesday 8 April 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
This Happy Breed, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Which were the important events of 8 April 1947 ?
- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Ray Wilson: .
- Steve Howe in London: England; rock guitarist (Asia, Yes - "Roundabout").
- Thomas D Delay American politician (Representative-Republican-Texas: 1985-).
- Pascal Lamy: French political consultant and businessman.
- Steve Howe: English guitarist songwriter and producer (Yes Asia Tomorrow GTR and Bodast).
- Robert Kiyosaki: American businessman co-founded Cashflow Technologies
- Larry Norman: American musician, singer, songwriter and producer (Born 1947)
- Cindy Pickett in Norman: Oklahoma, USA; actress (Guiding Light, St. Elsewhere).
- Hsiao-hsien Hou: Dir (Cheerful Wind, City of Sadness, Puppetmaster)
- Gerald McRaney in Collins: Mississippi, USA; actor (Rick - Simon and Simon, Major Dad).
- Tom DeLay: American politician, member of the Republican Party, a conservative in the House of Representatives. Particularly noted for his tenacity and for his heavy-handed, arm-twisting approach in politics, DeLay is nicknamed "The Hammer." After he became House Whip, he explained, "I'm a hard-working, aggressive, persistent whip. That's why I'm whip. I worked harder than anyone else. I raised more money than anyone else. I was smarter than anybody else in the race. I won because I worked hard and I don't
- Henry Ford: American entrepreneur and noted family, the eldest son of Edsel Bryant Ford and grandson of industrial tycoon Henry Ford.
- Largest recorded sunspots (7,000) observed.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- My Adobe Hacienda - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
- Heartaches - Harry James & His Orchestra
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