Sunday 18 May 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Candice Azzara in Brooklyn and John Bruton.
Great Expectations, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Wife Saver.
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Which were the important events of 18 May 1947 ?
- Candice Azzara in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actress (Fatso).
- John Bruton: Irish politician who served as Taoiseach of Ireland from 1994 to 1997.
- Georges Lavaudant: French playwright, actor and theatre director.
- Samuel Sheppard: American writer and noted family, the son of Dr. Sam and Marilyn Sheppard.
- Gail Strickland: American actress.
- Hugh Keays-Byrne: Indian-Australian actor
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