Monday 13 October 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 13, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sammy Hagar and Chris Wallace.
Christmas Eve, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Handle Bar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 October 1947 ?
- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Chris Wallace: Journalist.
- Sammy Hagar: American singer (Van Halen).
- Susan Blommaert: American actress.
- Jerry Trupiano: American sportscaster and radio host.
- Alan Wakeman: English saxophonist and clarinet player (Soft Machine).
- Sydney Webb: England, writer / husband of Beatrice Potter.
- Kukla, Fran & Ollie premieres
- 1st NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 4-3 at Toronto
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1947 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- An Apple Blossom Wedding - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
- Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) - Jack Smith
- The Lady from 29 Palms - Andrews Sisters