Monday 16 June 1947
It was Monday, 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 16 June 1947 ?
- South Africa - Youth Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
- Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
- 16 June Movement
- Günther Kaufmann: German actor and singer (d. 2012).
- Tom Malone: American trombonist composer and producer (The Blues Brothers and CBS Orchestra).
- Buddy Roberts: American wrestler (d. 2012).
- Tom Wyner: English-American voice actor director producer and screenwriter.
- Gregory Heitzmann: Canadian astronomer and astrologer.
- Allen Cowlings: American athlete, football player on the same team with his pal O.J. Simpson in Jr. high school, high school, college and pro ball. They were always alike, both with identical white Ford Broncos and a taste for blonde white women. After Simpson's wife Nicole was killed, Cowlings drove him around for hours on 6/17/1994 before he returned him home where he surrendered.
- -minu: Swiss columnist and writer
- Robert LeRoy: American homosexual; died of AIDS on February 9, 1994 in Inyokern, CA.
- Jean-Francois Capart: Belgian egyptologist (Memphis), dies at 86.
- Pravda denounces Marshall Plan
- Soviet news service Pravda denounces American Marshall Plan.
- First network news - Dumont's News from Washington.
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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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