Monday 18 August 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Marie Morisset and Giulio Tremonti.
Body and Soul, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Miracle of the Bells by Russell Janne was one of the best selling books.
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 this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 18 August 1947 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:18 August
- Naval torpedo and mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain, killing 168, injuring 4000.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Lady from 29 Palms - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
- The Lady from Twenty-Nine Palms - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?