Thursday 20 November 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mardell Wilkins and Joe Walsh in Wichita.
Out of the Past, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while Gentleman's Agreement by Laura Z. Hobson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mary Kay and Johnny.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 November 1947 ?
- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
- UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
- Vietnam - Teacher's Day (Ngay nha gi�o Vi?t Nam)
- Transgender Day of Remembrance (since 1999) 
- Mardell Wilkins: LPGA golfer.
- Joe Walsh in Wichita: Kansas, USA; guitarist/rocker (Eagles - "Take it Easy").
- Joe Walsh: American musician (Eagles, James Gang).
- Meet the Press makes network TV debut on NBC
- 1st permanent TV installed on seagoing vessel (New Jersey)
- Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Mediator Dei
- UN General assembly begins debate on printing their own stamps
- The Princess Elizabeth marries Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in London.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1947 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Whiffenpoof Song - Bing Crosby (Fred Waring Orchestra)
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