Thursday 11 December 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tom Fuccello in Newark and Lenia Fernandez.
The Bishop's Wife, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Miracle of the Bells by Russell Janne was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Americana.
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Which were the important events of 11 December 1947 ?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
- Tom Fuccello in Newark: New Jersey, USA; actor (Dave - Dallas).
- Lenia Fernandez: Cuban national living in the United States.
- Bill Cunningham: Radio Host.
- Teri Garr: American actress and dancer.
- Angel in the Wings opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 308 performances
- Pacific Coast League application for major league status rejected.
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