Tuesday 8 July 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Luis Fernando Figari and Kim Darby.
Brute Force, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Borden Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1947 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Luis Fernando Figari: Peruvian founder of Sodalitium Christianae Vitae.
- Kim Darby: American actress.
- Jenny Diski: English author and screenwriter.
- Luis Figari: Peruvian religious leader founded the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae.
- 14th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
- Demolition begins in New York City for United Nations headquarters in New York City.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Tallahassee - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
- Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) - Tex Williams & The Western Caravan
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