Wednesday 8 October 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Wilson and Yelena Ivanovna Dobrokvashina.
Nightmare Alley, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Kukla, Fran and Ollie.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Tony Wilson: Trinidad -- Rock vocalist (Hot Chocolate).
- Yelena Ivanovna Dobrokvashina: Russian Cosmonaut (Soyuz T-15a).
- Aki Ahrens: German astrologer, with alternative lifestyle, lived in Munich.
- Emiel Puttemans: .
- Richard Morris: English archaeologist historian and author.
- Stephen Shore: American photographer and educator
- Felix Salten [Siegmund Salzmann]: Austria writer (Bambi), dies at 78.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Near You - Elliot Lawrence & His Orchestra
- An Apple Blossom Wedding - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
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