Wednesday 6 August 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sally Eaton and Radhia Cousot.
Kiss of Death, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Play the Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 6 August 1947 ?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (Decca) - Perry Como (Ted Weems Orchestra)
- I Ain't Mad at You - Count Basie & His Orchestra
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