Thursday 19 June 1947
It was Thursday, 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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Which were the important events of 19 June 1947 ?
- Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.
- Freddy Head: French jockey, winner of six Cravache d’Or: 1970 (117 wins), 1971 (132 wins), 1972 (103 wins), 1980 (122 wins), 1982 (133 wins), 1984 (135 wins).
- John Ralston Saul: Canadian author.
- Paula Koivuniemi: Finnish singer.
- James T Walsh: (Rep-R-New York).
- Philippe Duron: French politician who was the mayor of Caen between 2008 and 2014 and deputy for Caen.
- Phylicia Ayers-Allen Rashad in Houston: Texas, USA; actress (Clair - Bill Cosby).
- Salman Rushdie: Indian writer, a Moslem famed for the condemnation by the Ayatollah of Iran along with his death sentence given on 2/14/1989, for writing his book "Satanic Verses," 1989. The Muslim community accused him of blasphemy over certain parts of the book, creating such a storm that a death contract was put out on him. Naturally the publicity created a best-seller as he fled incognito to England. The danger was real; his Japanese translator was murdered; his Italian translator was beaten and stabbed; hi
- Linda Myers: American archer
- John Saul: Canadian philosopher and author
- Willem H Fly: Typographer / co-founder (SDAP), dies at 84.
- 1st plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 km/h) - Albert Boyd, Muroc, California
- First plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc, California.
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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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