Monday 19 May 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jerry Hyman in Brooklyn and Michele Placido.
Great Expectations, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Wife Saver.
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Which were the important events of 19 May 1947 ?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- Jerry Hyman in Brooklyn: New York, USA; rock singer/trombonist (Blood Sweat and Tears).
- Michele Placido: Italian actor and director.
- Alain Bignon: French cartoonist, who illustrated stories by Guy Vidal, Jean-Claude Forest and Rodolphe.
- David Helfgott: Australian musician, concert pianist and child prodigy celebrated in the 1997 Australian film, "Shine.
- Paul Brady: Irish singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Planxty and The Johnstons).
- Christopher Chope: English lawyer and politician
- Steve Currie: English bass player (T. Rex) (d. 1981)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1947 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
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