Friday 17 October 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Charles A Ingene and Lesley Sunderland.
Forever Amber, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Handle Bar.
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1947 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Charles A Ingene: Macromarketing researcher.
- Lesley Sunderland: Decorative artist.
- Michael McKean in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Lenny - Laverne and Shirley, Grand).
- Simi Garewal: Indian actress and director.
- Gene Green: American lawyer and politician.
- Michael McKean: American singer-songwriter actor and director
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