Friday 17 October 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 17, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
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..
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1947 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- David Zucker: Director.
- Bob Weir: Musician.
- Charles A Ingene: Macromarketing researcher.
- Lesley Sunderland: Decorative artist.
- Michael McKean in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Lenny - Laverne and Shirley, Grand).
- Simi Garewal: Indian actress and director.
- Gene Green: American lawyer and politician.
- Michael McKean: American singer-songwriter actor and director.
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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