Friday 19 December 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Janie Fricke in South Whitley and Alain Fournier.
A Double Life, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Americana.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1947 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Janie Fricke in South Whitley: Indiana, USA; country singer ("It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy").
- Alain Fournier: French novelist and journalist, who wrote under the pseudonym, A. D. G. (Alain Dreux Gallou).
- Janie Fricke: Country Singer.
- Jimmy Bain: Scottish bass player and songwriter (Rainbow Wild Horses and Dio) (d. 2016).
- Charlie Van Dyke: American actor and radio disc jockey.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Johnny Mercer - A Gal in Calico
- (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra
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