Monday 21 July 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John J Duncan Jr and Wendell Burton in San Antonio.
Possessed, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, 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 Seaside Concert Parties.
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Which were the important events of 21 July 1947 ?
- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
- John J Duncan Jr: (Rep-R-Tennessee).
- Wendell Burton in San Antonio: Texas, USA; actor (Lucas - The New Dick Van Dyke Show).
- Wendell Burton: American actor, primarily TV secondary roles.
- Chetan Chauhan: Indian cricketer and politician.
- Indonesia begins 1st political election
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