Thursday 2 October 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 2, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph de Schoenmacker and Aaron Ciechanover.
Green Dolphin Street, directed by Victor Saville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Kukla, Fran and Ollie.
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Which were the important events of 2 October 1947 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Joseph de Schoenmacker
- Stephen Collins: Actor.
- Aaron Ciechanover: Scientist.
- Joseph De Shoemmacker
- Paul Jackson: English director and producer.
- Peter D Ouspensky: Russian mathematician and philosopher (Born 1878).
- Music in My Heart opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 124 performances
- Yankee Yogi Berra becomes 1st to pinch hit a World Series homer
- Revised International Telecommunication Convention adopted.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Near You - Elliot Lawrence & His Orchestra
- An Apple Blossom Wedding - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)