Sunday 1 June 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ronnie Wood and Ron Dennis.
Great Expectations, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while Lydia Bailey by Kenneth Roberts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Wife Saver.
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Which were the important events of 1 June 1947 ?
- Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
- Children's Day in some countries.
- Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
- Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
- Tunisia - Constitution Day / Victory Day 1959.
- The Ascension in Eastern Christianity.
- Nirvana of Buddhists.
- Ronnie Wood: English guitarist (Rolling Stones).
- Ron Dennis: English businessman founded the McLaren Group.
- Jonathan Pryce: Welsh actor (Evita, Brazil, Praying Mantis).
- OPA, which issued WWII rationing coupons, disbands
- Photosensitive glass developed
- The OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1947 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Red Silk Stockings and Green Perfume - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra
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