Monday 20 October 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Forever Amber, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Which were the important events of 20 October 1947 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Angela Brambati: Italian singer, a member of Italian pop music group 'Ricchi e Poveri' (The Rich and Poor).
- HUAC opens hearings into alleged Communist influence in Hollywood
- Radio rights for the World Series sell for $475,000 for 3 years
- The House Un-American Activities Committee begins its investigation into Communist infiltration of Hollywood, resulting in a blacklist that prevents some from working in the industry for years.
- United States of America and Pakistan establish diplomatic relations for the first time.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1947 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- The Lady from 29 Palms - Andrews Sisters
- Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) - Jack Smith
- An Apple Blossom Wedding - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
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