Thursday 18 December 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eddie Antar and Steven Spielberg in Cincinnati.
A Double Life, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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 18 December 1947 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- Eddie Antar: Founder / CEO (Crazy Eddie Electronics Store).
- Steven Spielberg in Cincinnati: Ohio, USA; director (ET, Close Encounters, Jaws).
- Leonid Yuzefovich: Russian author and screenwriter.
- Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Optissima Pax
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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