Monday 2 June 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 2, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marie-Hélène Breillat and Martin Lamotte.
Living in a Big Way, directed by Gregory La Cava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching In the Kelvinator Kitchen.
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Which were the important events of 2 June 1947 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
- Marie-Hélène Breillat: French actress, painter and writer.
- Martin Lamotte: French actor.
- Franco Cagnotto
- Albert Innaurato: American playwright and author of the Broadway hit "Gemini," as well as "Coming Of Age In Soho," "Passione," and "Gus And Al.
- Joelle Kendle-Hirsh
- Mark Rudd: American political activist, a founding member of the controversial Weathermen, a radical leftist group that was placed on the FBI's Most Wanted List in 1970.
- Giorgio Cagnotto: Italian champion in water sports, a diver and winner of two silver medals for the diving team at the Olympic Games in 1972 winning two Silver and in 1976, two Bronzes and the Gold Medal at the European meet in 1970.
- Ronnie Wood: Musician.
- Mark Elder: British opera and symphony conductor.
- Ron Wood: Musician.
- Jonathan Pryce: Actor.
- Don Tapscott: Businessman.
- Jan Ferraris: LPGA golfer.
- Ted Britton: American noted family and child actor, son of Barbara Britton.
- Hermann Darewsky: Composer, dies at 64.
- Louisiana Lady opens at Century Theater NYC for 4 performances
- Hungarian Premier Ferenc Nagy resigns