What the sky looked like on October 17, 1947
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 10/17/1947, UK date format: 17/10/1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 17, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Bob Weir and David Zucker.
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..
Which were the important events of October 17, 1947?
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 17, 1947?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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