Tuesday 17 June 1947
It was Tuesday, 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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- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Michel Pastoureau: French professor of medieval history and an expert in Western symbology.
- Christopher Allport: American actor (Born 1947).
- George Clinton: American composer and songwriter.
- Gregg Rolie: American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Santana Journey and The Storm).
- Paul Young: English singer and percussionist (Sad Cafe, Mike + The Mechanics) (d. 2000).
- Linda Chavez: American author, commentator, and radio talk show host. She is also a Fox News analyst, Chairman of the Center for Equal Opportunity, has a syndicated column that appears in newspapers nationwide each week, and sits on the Board of Directors of two Fortune 1000 companies: Pilgrims Pride and ABM Industries Inc. Chavez was the highest-ranking woman in President Ronald Reagan's White House, and was the first Latina ever nominated to the United States Cabinet, when President George W. Bush nominated
- George S Clinton: American composer and musician
- John Collins: American homicide; called the "Michigan Co-ed Killer" as he kidnapped, beat, stabbed, tortured, mutilated, raped, and shot nine young Michigan women between 7/07/1967 and 7/23/1969.
- 1st round-the-world civil air service leaves, New York City
- Earnest Reuter becomes Mayor of Berlin
- Pan Am Airways chartered as 1st worldwide passenger airline
- First round-the-world civil air service leaves New York City.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1947 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Temptation (Tim-Tayshun) - Red Ingle & The Natural Seven & Jo Stafford
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