Thursday 10 July 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Trevor Key and Arlo Guthrie.
The Hucksters, directed by Jack Conway, 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 10 July 1947 ?
- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
- John Trevor Key: Photographer.
- Arlo Guthrie: American singer, songwriter, humanitarian, businessman and actor.
- Cleveland Indians' Don Black no-hits Philadelphia Athletics, 3-0.
- 200 die when train derails and falls into a river in Canton, China.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor-General of Pakistan by British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
- Princess Elizabeth announces her engagement to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten.
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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