Saturday 17 May 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Great Expectations, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Pam Golly: American family trauma, the mother of Christopher and former wife of Steve; divorced in 1988.
- Andrew Latimer: English singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Camel).
- Stephen Platten: English bishop.
- Street Scene closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 148 performances
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