Friday 10 October 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alan Rachins and Martin Ruane.
Nightmare Alley, directed by Edmund Goulding, 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 Kukla, Fran and Ollie.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 October 1947 ?
- Alan Rachins: Cambridge, Massachusetts -- Actor (Douglas-LA Law).
- Martin Ruane: English professional wrestler (d. 1998).
- Gary Beach: American actor and singer.
- Ojārs Feldbergs: Latvian sculptor.
- Allegro opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 318 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Near You - Elliot Lawrence & His Orchestra
- An Apple Blossom Wedding - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
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