Thursday 4 December 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ursula Krechel and Jane Lubchenco.
The Bishop's Wife, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while Gentleman's Agreement by Laura Z. Hobson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Americana.
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Which were the important events of 4 December 1947 ?
- Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
- R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
- Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
- International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
- Navy Day in India
- Ursula Krechel: writer.
- Jane Lubchenco: American ecologist academic and diplomat.
- Terry Woods: Irish guitarist (The Pogues Steeleye Span Sweeney's Men The Bucks and Dr. Strangely Strange).
- USSR joins International Amateur Athletic Union.
- The French Interior Minister, Jules S. Moch, takes emergency measures against his country's rioters after six days of violent arguments in the National Assembly.
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