Monday 25 August 1947
It was Monday, 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
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Which were the important events of 25 August 1947 ?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Sandro Bartoccioni: Italian heart surgeon, internationally known for his technique of coronary bypass heart surgery.
- Michael Kaluta: American author and illustrator.
- Wim J van Gelder: Dutch MP (PvdA).
- Clark Wissler: American anthropologist author and educator (d. 1947).
- Marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 km/h
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- Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarrette) - Phil Harris
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