Tuesday 27 May 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Great Expectations, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Which were the important events of 27 May 1947 ?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- Liana Alexandra: Composer.
- Robert Reinacher Jr: Horse trainer.
- Peter DeFazio: American politician (Representative-Democrat-Oregon).
- Franco Branciaroli: Italian stage actor.
- Felix Dennis: English poet and publisher founded Dennis Publishing (d. 2014).
- Marty Kristian: German-Australian singer-songwriter guitarist and actor (The New Seekers)
- Branko Oblak: Slovenian footballer and coach
- Riivo Sinijärv: Estonian politician 19th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Ed Konetchy: American baseball player (Born 1885).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1947 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- The Red Silk Stockings and Green Perfume - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- Chi-Baba Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go To Sleep) - Perry Como
- That's My Desire - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
- I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
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