Friday 4 July 1947, US Independence Day
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 4, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Morali and Jean-Michel Darrois.
Hoppy's Holiday, directed by George Archainbaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Borden Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 4 July 1947
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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)
- Jacques Morali
- Jean-Michel Darrois: French business lawyer, who is married to French photographer Bettina Rheims.
- Dave Barry: Journalist.
- Betty Buckley: Actress.
- 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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Tallahassee - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
- Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) - Tex Williams & The Western Caravan