Sunday 15 June 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
L'Atalante, directed by Jean Vigo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Which were the important events of 15 June 1947 ?
- Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
- Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
- Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
- Malawi's Freedom Day
- Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
- Flag Day in Denmark
- Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Paul Patterson: Composer.
- John Hoagland: American photographer and journalist (d. 1984).
- Lee Purcell: Cherry Point, North Carolina -- Actor (Big Wednesday, Mr Majestyk).
- Alain Aspect: French physicist noted for his experimental work on quantum entanglement.
- 1st night game at Detroit Briggs Stadium (Tigers 4, Athletics 1)
- 47th US Golf Open: Lew Worsham shoots a 282 at St. Louis Country Club - Missouri
- The Portuguese government orders 11 military officers and 19 university professors who were accused of revolutionary activity to resign.
- Seaman Harold Dahl claims to have seen six UFOs near Maury Island in Puget Sound, Washington. On the next morning, Dahl reports the first modern so-called ampquotMen in Blackampquot encounter.
- The Canadian Parliament votes unanimously to pass several laws regarding displaced foreign refugees.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1947 ?
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- Temptation (Tim-Tayshun) - Red Ingle & The Natural Seven & Jo Stafford
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