Thursday 24 April 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
For the Love of Rusty, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1947 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Glenn Cornick: rock bassist (Jethro Tull - "Thick as a Brick").
- Hubert Ann: Kelly; American singer (Hues Corporation - "Rock the Boat").
- Roger D Kornberg: American chemist and Nobel Prize laureate.
- Jean Lerberghe: Belgian champion weightlifter.
- Josep Borrell: Spanish engineer and politician 22nd President of the European Parliament.
- João de Aviz: Brazilian cardinal
- Claude Dubois: Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Denise Kingsmill: Baroness Kingsmill New Zealand-English lawyer and politician
- Roger Kornberg: American biochemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1947 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Free Eats - Count Basie & His Orchestra
- Linda - Paul Weston & His Orchestra
- My Melancholy Baby - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra
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