Tuesday 16 December 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ben Cross and Vincent Matthews.
Beauty and the Beast, directed by Jean Cocteau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Americana.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 December 1947 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Ben Cross: English actor.
- Vincent Matthews: United States -- 400m dash (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Martyn Poliakoff: English chemist and academic.
- William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain build the first practical point-contact transistor.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Johnny Mercer - A Gal in Calico
- (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra
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