Thursday 14 August 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 14, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Danielle Steel and Jacques Myard.
The October Man, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Walter Compton News.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 14 August 1947
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Which were the important events of 14 August 1947 ?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Danielle Steel: American novelist, currently the best selling author alive and the fourth bestselling author of all time, with over 800 million copies sold.
- Jacques Myard
- Jiro Taniguchi: Japanese author and illustrator.
- Maddy Prior: British folk singer.
- Michel Seurat: French hostage.
- Joop van Daele: Dutch footballer and manager.
- Bruce Nash: American director producer and screenwriter.
- Peter Christian: British actor.
- George Newsome: Rocker.
- Mildred Babe Didrikson Zaharias gives up amateur status for $300,000.
- India granted independence within British Commonwealth.
- Pakistan gains Independence from the British Indian Empire and joins the Commonwealth of Nations.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Lady from Twenty-Nine Palms - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra
- The Lady from 29 Palms - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra