Tuesday 13 May 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pete "Overend" Watts and Laurent Cabrol.
Born to Kill, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while Lydia Bailey by Kenneth Roberts 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 13 May 1947 ?
- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Pete "Overend" Watts: Rock bassist (Mott The Hoople-All Young Dudes).
- Laurent Cabrol: French TV host and weatherman, author.
- Edgar Burcksen: Dutch-American film editor.
- Charles Baxter: American novelist essayist and poet.
- Senate approved the Taft-Hartley Act limiting the power of unions
- US Senate approves the Taft-Hartley Act limiting the power of unions.
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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