Sunday 24 August 1947
It was Sunday, 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..
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1947 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Anne Archer: American actress.
- de Vlaeminck: .
- Paulo Coelho: Brazilian esoteric writer who's books are extremely popular and sell internationally.
- Raven De La Croix: American actress and producer.
- Joe Manchin: American politician, governor and junior senator of West Virginia.
- Vladimir Masorin: Russian admiral
- Anne Archer in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Too Scared to Scream, Fatal Attraction).
- Roger De Vlaeminck: Belgian champion cyclist, noted family, brother of cyclist Erik de Vlaeminck.
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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 24 August 1947 and get them!