Wednesday 5 November 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Oleg Antropov and Ruben Juarez.
Gentleman's Agreement, directed by Elia Kazan, 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 Meet the Press.
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- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- Oleg Antropov: USSR -- Volleyball player (1968 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Ruben Juarez: Argentine bandoneonist (d. 2010).
- Peter Noone: British singer, guitarist, actor, band leader and songwriter.
- Quint Davis: American director and producer.
- Rubén Juárez: Argentinian singer-songwriter and bandoneon player (d. 2010).
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