Wednesday 14 May 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Born to Kill, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Which were the important events of 14 May 1947 ?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Paraguay - Flag Day.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- Al Ciner: Chicago, Illinois -- Rock guitarist (American Breed).
- Karin Struck: Writer.
- Tamara Dobson in Baltimore: Maryland, USA; actress (Amazons, Cleopatra Jones).
- Olivier Rolin: French writer.
- Tamara Dobson: American actress (Born 1947).
- Dick "Dirt": Tidrow; baseball pitcher (New York Yankees).
- Al Ciner in Chicago: Illinois, USA; rock guitarist (American Breed).
- John Ray Sinnock: American US Mint chief coin engraver (1925-47), dies at age 59.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1947 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Frank Sinatra - Mam'selle
- Across The Alley From The Alamo - Mills Brothers
- I Never Knew - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra
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