Saturday 20 December 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Criss[coula] in Brooklyn and Gigliola Cinquetti.
A Double Life, directed by George Cukor, 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 Howdy Doody Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1947 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Peter Criss[coula] in Brooklyn: New York, USA; rocker (Kiss - "Beth").
- Gigliola Cinquetti: Italian singer and TV presenter.
- Bo Ryan: Coach.
- Roger Alton: English journalist.
- Stevie Wright: English-Australian singer-songwriter (The Easybeats) (d. 2015).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1947 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Johnny Mercer - A Gal in Calico
- (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra
- Serenade of the Bells - Jo Stafford
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