Tuesday 14 October 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 14, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bruno Masure and Mary Greer.
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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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Bruno Masure
- Mary Greer: American writer, a teacher and author on tarot and metaphysics.
- Nikolai Volkoff: Croatian-American wrestler.
- Susan Blommaert: Actress.
- Norman Harris: American guitarist songwriter and producer (MFSB) (d. 1987).
- Sammy Hagar: Musician.
- Charlie Joiner in Many: Louisiana, USA; NFL receiver (Houston Texans, Cincinnati Bengals, San Diego Chargers).
- Dutch Queen Wilhelmina gives golden award to general Eisenhower
- Captain Chuck Yeager of the U.S. Air Force flies a Bell X-1 rocket-powered experimental aircraft, the Glamorous Glennis, faster than the speed of sound - over the high desert of Southern California - and becomes the first pilot and the first airplane to do so in level flight.
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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