Friday 25 April 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Fontana and Jeffrey DeMunn in Buffalo.
Miracle on 34th Street, directed by George Seaton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Doorway to Fame.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 April 1947 ?
- ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
- Saint Filo.
- Official Red Hat Society day.
- Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
- Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica.
- Fuck the Earth Day - Declared by Jon Stewart in the April 24th, 2006 episode.
- Swaziland - National Flag Day.
- Faroe Islands - National Flag Day.
- Sinai Liberation Day, (Egypt), Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula.
- Saint Anianus
- Alice Day - celebration of the relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll.
- World Penguin Day
- Easter Sunday - 1886, 1943, 2038. In the Gregorian Calendar 25th April is the latest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (22nd March is the earliest).
- Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, falls on April 25 in 2006.
- Festa della Liberazione, (Italy), annual commemoration to mark the liberation of Italy at the end of the Second World War.
- Saint Ermin
- Saint Mark the Evangelist
- Bill Fontana: Composer.
- Jeffrey DeMunn in Buffalo: New York, USA; actor (Blaze, Frances, Windy City).
- Johan Cruijff: Dutch footballer.
- Johan Cruyff: Dutch soccer champ, winner of the European Cup three times along with Ajax of Amsterdam.
- Marylise Lebranchu: French politician who serves as Minister of the Reform of the State and of Decentralisation under Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.
- Jeffrey Demunn: TV Actor
- Lou Thesz beats Whipper Watson in Saint Louis, to become wrestling champion.
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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