Saturday 2 August 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Massiel and Ruth Bakke.
'I Know Where I'm Going!', directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Play the Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 2 August 1947 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (Decca) - Perry Como (Ted Weems Orchestra)
- I Ain't Mad at You - Count Basie & His Orchestra
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