Tuesday 21 October 1947
It was Tuesday, 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 21 October 1947 ?
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
- Ai : American poet and educator (d. 2010).
- Mary Pipher: American psychologist and author.
- Riccardo Fogli: Italian singer who, in 1964, at the age of 17, joined the band Slenders.
- Dutch Dakota explodes near Coopenhagen, 16 die
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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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