Tuesday 18 November 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Out of the Past, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Which were the important events of 18 November 1947 ?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
- Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
- Oman - National Holiday
- Timothy Maude: American general (d. 2001).
- Jameson Parker in Baltimore: Maryland, USA; actor (American Justice, Simon and Simon).
- Jameson Parker: American actor and producer.
- The Ballantyne's Department Store fire in Christchurch, New Zealand, kills 41; it is the worst fire disaster in the history of New Zealand.
- The Princess Elizabeth (later Elizabeth II), the daughter of George VI, marries The Duke of Edinburgh at Westminster Abbey in London, United Kingdom.
- Paul Ramadier resigns as the Prime Minister of France. He is succeeded by Robert Schuman, who calls 80,000 army reservists to quell rioting miners in France.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1947 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Whiffenpoof Song - Bing Crosby (Fred Waring Orchestra)
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