Monday 25 August 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Wim J van Gelder and Sandro Bartoccioni.
Shoeshine, directed by Vittorio De Sica, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Walter Compton News.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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.
- Wim J van Gelder: Dutch MP (PvdA).
- Sandro Bartoccioni: Italian heart surgeon, internationally known for his technique of coronary bypass heart surgery.
- Michael Kaluta: American author and illustrator.
- Clark Wissler: American anthropologist author and educator (d. 1947).
- Marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 km/h
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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