Thursday 19 June 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 19, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Salman Rushdie and Philippe Duron.
The Perils of Pauline, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching In the Kelvinator Kitchen.
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What the sky looked like on 19 June 1947
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Which were the important events of 19 June 1947 ?
- Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.
- Salman Rushdie: Indian writer, a Moslem famed for the condemnation by the Ayatollah of Iran along with his death sentence given on 2/14/1989, for writing his book "Satanic Verses," 1989.
- Philippe Duron: French politician who was the mayor of Caen between 2008 and 2014 and deputy for Caen.
- Phylicia Ayers-Allen Rashad in Houston: Texas, USA; actress (Clair - Bill Cosby).
- John Ralston Saul: Canadian author.
- Paula Koivuniemi: Finnish singer.
- Carol Windley: Writer.
- Linda Myers: American archer.
- John Saul: Canadian philosopher and author.
- Freddy Head: French jockey, winner of six Cravache d’Or: 1970 (117 wins), 1971 (132 wins), 1972 (103 wins), 1980 (122 wins), 1982 (133 wins), 1984 (135 wins).
- James T Walsh: (Rep-R-New York).
- Willem H Fly: Typographer / co-founder (SDAP), dies at 84.
- 1st plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 km/h) - Albert Boyd, Muroc, California
- First plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc, California.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Peg O' My Heart - Clark Dennis
- Three Suns - Peg O' My Heart