Thursday 6 November 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Doug Young and George Lawrence James.
Out of the Past, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while Lydia Bailey by Kenneth Roberts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stump the Stars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 November 1947 ?
- Doug Young: Rocker (Flash In The Pan).
- George Lawrence James: New Jersey, United States -- 4X400m relayer (1968 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Jack Arnold: Character on Wonder Years.
- John Wilson: Rock drummer (Them).
- George Young: Australian musician (Easybeats).
- Bobby Beausoleil: American musician, artist and convicted murderer. A member of the Charles Manson family, he was found guilty of killing Gary Hinman on July 27,1969.
- Jim Rosenthal: English sportscaster and actor
- Carolyn Seymour: English actress
- Edward Yang: Taiwanese-American director and screenwriter (d. 2007)
- Mesut Yılmaz: Turkish politician 21st Prime Minister of Turkey
- Kristian Elster: Norwegian Author (Paradisets Have), dies at 66.
- Meet the Press makes its television debut (the show went to a weekly schedule on September 12, 1948).
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