Monday 27 October 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Terry Anderson and Bernard Vatier.
Forever Amber, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Handle Bar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 October 1947 ?
- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Terry Anderson: AP correspondent / US hostage held in Lebanon (1985-91).
- Bernard Vatier: French lawyer, specializing in corporate/commercial transactions, business law, litigation, and white collar criminal law.
- Andre Dierickx: .
- William Fay: Irish actor and theatre producer (Born 1872).
- You Bet Your Life, with Groucho Marx, premieres on ABC radio
- WMAR TV channel 2 in Baltimore, Maryland (NBC) begins broadcasting
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1947 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- I Wish I Didn't Love You So - Dick Haymes
- Kokomo, Indiana - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
- Mickey - Ted Weems & His Orchestra
- Dinah Shore - You Do
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