Friday 4 July 1947, US Independence Day
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Michel Darrois and Lembit Ulfsak.
Brute Force, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Borden Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 July 1947 ?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Jean-Michel Darrois: French business lawyer, who is married to French photographer Bettina Rheims.
- Lembit Ulfsak: Estonian actor and director.
- 61st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jack Kramer beats Tom P Brown (61 63 62)
- In the desert outside Roswell, New Mexico, USA, an alien flying craft (supposedly) crashes.
- The ''Indian Independence Bill'' is presented before British House of Commons, suggesting bifurcation of British India into two sovereign countries : India and Pakistan.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1947 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Peg O' My Heart - Buddy Clark
- Art Lund - Peg O' My Heart
- Peg O' My Heart - Ted Weems & His Orchestra
- One O'clock Boogie - Count Basie & His Orchestra
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