Wednesday 17 December 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marilyn Hassett in Los Angeles and Simon Bates.
Beauty and the Beast, directed by Jean Cocteau, 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 Americana.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1947 ?
- Marilyn Hassett in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Bell Jar, Other Side of Mountain).
- Simon Bates: English DJ.
- Wes Studi: Actor (Last of the Mohicans).
- New York struck by a blizzard, resulting with 27 of snow
- WEWS TV channel 5 in Cleveland, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
- First flight of the Boeing B-47 Stratojet strategic bomber.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Johnny Mercer - A Gal in Calico
- (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra
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