Friday 20 June 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David French and John Forbes.
L'Atalante, directed by Jean Vigo, 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 Wife Saver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 June 1947 ?
- American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
- West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
- Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
- UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
- Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
- Roman Empire ? Festival in honor of Summanus.
- Day of The Royal Victorian Order.
- David French: British director (Deep Sleep, Bingo).
- John Forbes: Horse trainer.
- Dolores Brooks: American singer (the Crystals).
- Gerard Collomb: French politician, an active member of the French Socialist Party who has been Mayor of Lyon (Rhône) since March 2001.
- François Huwart: French politician, the mayor of Nogent-le-Rotrou since 1989.
- : American-English singer-songwriter (The Crystals)
- Candy Clark: American actress
- Josef Clemens: German bishop and Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
- Ray East: English cricketer
- Ivo Milazzo: Italian comic book artist
- Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel: Gangster, shot dead in Beverly Hills Cal.
- President Truman vetoes Taft-Hartley Act
- Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel, gangster, shot dead in Beverly Hills, California.
- US President Harry Truman vetoes Taft-Hartley Act.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1947 ?
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- Temptation (Tim-Tayshun) - Red Ingle & The Natural Seven & Jo Stafford
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