Saturday 31 May 1947
It was Saturday, 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1947 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- William H Campbell Jr: Rocker.
- Jean-Pierre Mougin: French sports administrator, the vice president in charge of employment, training and qualification in 'Le Comité National Olympique et Sportif Français' (CNOSF), the French Olympic committee.
- Junior Campbell: British musician and songwriter (The Marmalade).
- Campbell: Scottish singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Marmalade).
- Gabriele Hinzmann: German discus thrower.
- David Rowlands: English civil servant (d. 2014)
- Adrienne Ames: Actress (Black Sheep, 24 Hours), dies at 39.
- Communists grab power in Hungary.
- Italian Government of Gasperi forms.
- Eastern DC-4 crashes between Port Deposit and Perryville Maryland, kills 53.
- 79th Belmont Stakes: Ruperto Donoso aboard Phalanx wins in 2:29.6.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1947 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Red Silk Stockings and Green Perfume - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra
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