What the sky looked like on August 17, 1947
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 8/17/1947, UK date format: 17/8/1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Peter McDougall and Sylvia Nasar.
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..
Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Which were the important events of August 17, 1947?
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 17, 1947?
Top #2 songs in the USA
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?