Saturday 23 August 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Shoeshine, directed by Vittorio De Sica, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1947 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Rowena Wallace: English-born Australian actress, most especially in the genre of soap opera.
- Rex Allen: Jr.
- David Robb: English-Scottish actor.
- Willy Russell: Author / playwright (Shirley Valentine, Educating Rita).
- Terje Rypdal: Norwegian guitarist and songwriter (The Vanguards).
- Rex Allen Jr in Chicago: Illinois, USA; country singer (Nashville on the Road).
- Rex Allen Jr: Chicago, Illinois -- Country singer (Nashville on the Road)
- The Prime Minister of Greece, Dimitrios Maximos, resigns.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1947 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarrette) - Phil Harris
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 23 August 1947 and get them!