Tuesday 17 June 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include George S Clinton and Linda Chavez.
L'Atalante, directed by Jean Vigo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Wife Saver.
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1947 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- George S Clinton: American composer and musician.
- Linda Chavez: American author, commentator, and radio talk show host.
- John Collins: American homicide; called the "Michigan Co-ed Killer" as he kidnapped, beat, stabbed, tortured, mutilated, raped, and shot nine young Michigan women between 7/07/1967 and 7/23/1969.
- Michel Pastoureau: French professor of medieval history and an expert in Western symbology.
- Christopher Allport: American actor (Born 1947).
- George Clinton: American composer and songwriter
- Gregg Rolie: American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Santana Journey and The Storm)
- Paul Young: English singer and percussionist (Sad Cafe, Mike + The Mechanics) (d. 2000)
- 1st round-the-world civil air service leaves, New York City
- Earnest Reuter becomes Mayor of Berlin
- Pan Am Airways chartered as 1st worldwide passenger airline
- First round-the-world civil air service leaves New York City.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1947 ?
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- Temptation (Tim-Tayshun) - Red Ingle & The Natural Seven & Jo Stafford
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