Monday 13 October 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sammy Hagar and Susan Blommaert.
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.
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- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Sammy Hagar: American singer (Van Halen).
- Susan Blommaert: American actress.
- Jerry Trupiano: American sportscaster and radio host.
- Alan Wakeman: English saxophonist and clarinet player (Soft Machine).
- Sydney Webb: England, writer / husband of Beatrice Potter.
- Kukla, Fran & Ollie premieres
- 1st NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 4-3 at Toronto
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