Wednesday 9 July 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jerney Kaagman and O(renthal) J(ames) Simpson in San Francisco.
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 9 July 1947 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Our Lady of Peace.
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day: Martyrdom of the B�b.
- Palau - Constitution Day.
- Argentina - Independence Day.
- Roman festival - Caprotinia, or feasts of Juno Caprotina.
- Jerney Kaagman: Dutch singer (Earth, Wind & Fire).
- O(renthal) J(ames) Simpson in San Francisco: California, USA; NFL running back (Buffalo Bills) / actor.
- Mark Jacobson: American contemporary artist and sculptor known for his light, simple and bold lines.
- O Simpson: American professional football player with the Buffalo Bills for nine years, winner of the 1968 Heisman Trophy and holder of major NFL records.
- Orenthal Simpson: San Francisco sports Champions.
- OJ Simpson: American football player and actor
- Mitch Mitchell: English drummer (The Jimi Hendrix Experience) (Born 1947)
- Haruomi Hosono: Japanese singer-songwriter bass player and producer (Yellow Magic Orchestra and Happy End)
- Patrick Wormald: English historian (d. 2004)
- Lucjan Zeligowski: Polish general (Born 1865).
- Spain votes for Franco monarchy
- The engagement of Britain's Princess Elizabeth to Lt. Philip Mountbatten is announced.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) - Tex Williams & The Western Caravan
- Tallahassee - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
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