Sunday 11 May 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Claude "Butch" and Butch Trucks.
Born to Kill, directed by Robert Wise, 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 Café Continental.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 May 1947 ?
- Saint Francis of Girolamo
- Saint Estella
- Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
- Saint Odilo of Cluny
- Saint Majolus of Cluny
- Saint James Walworth
- Blessed John Rochester
- Saint Bertilla
- Saint Gengou Gangulphus
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
- Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Saint Gauthier of Esterp
- Claude "Butch": Hudson Trucks; drummer (Allman Brothers).
- Butch Trucks: American drummer (The Allman Brothers Band).
- Gilles Latapie: French magistrate, particularly known for presiding in the Assize Court in the 2008 trial of the killer Michel Fourniret.
- Ture Rangstrom: Composer, dies at 62.
- BF Goodrich announced the development of tubeless tire (Akron Ohio)
- Laos accepts constitution for parliamentary democracy.
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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