Saturday 10 May 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Nicholas Young and Jay Ferguson in Burbank.
Born to Kill, directed by Robert Wise, 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 Café Continental.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 May 1947 ?
- Saint Gordianus
- Saint Isidore the Laborer
- Saint John of Avila
- Saint Job
- Saint Quaratus and Quintus
- Saint Peter Van
- Saint William of Pontoise
- Buddha's Birthday in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and South Korea.
- Saint Francis of Assisi
- Saint Solange
- The first possible day on which Pentecost may fall.
- Akshaya Tritya in Hinduism.
- Astronomy Day in the United States.
- Birds' and Trees' Day in Hungary
- Memorial Day of Blessed Damien of Moloka'i
- Celebration of the Clandestine Retreat of Ma'at and Ra in Ancient Egypt.
- Constitution Day in the Federated States of Micronesia.
- Inauguration Day in South Africa.
- Mania (mythology) in Ancient Rome.
- The marriage of Shiva to Meenakshi in Madurai, India
- Paul Nicholas Young: Architect.
- Jay Ferguson in Burbank: California, USA; rocker (Spirit - "I Got A Line on You").
- Thomas Tessier: American author.
- Andrew Card: American government employee who has served under several presidents before becoming a cabinet member of the George W. Bush administration in 2001.
- Caroline Cooney: American author.
- Chocolate Soldier closes at Century Theater NYC after 69 performances
- 73rd Preakness: Doug Dodson aboard Faultless wins in 1:59.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1947 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I Never Knew - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra
- Frank Sinatra - Mam'selle
- Across The Alley From The Alamo - Mills Brothers
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