Tuesday 26 August 1947
It was Tuesday, 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 26 August 1947 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Emiliano Díez: Cuban-American actor and singer.
- Nicolae Dobrin: Romanian footballer and manager (d. 2007).
- Emiliano Diez: Cuban actor.
- Candy Moore in Maplewood: New Jersey, USA; actress (Lunch Wagon, Tomboy and Champ).
- 1st black baseball pitcher Don Bankhead (Hit a HR on 1st at bat)
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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