Wednesday 21 May 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dorothy Germain and Richard Hatch in Santa Monica.
Great Expectations, directed by David Lean, 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.
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Which were the important events of 21 May 1947 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Dorothy Germain: LPGA golfer.
- Richard Hatch in Santa Monica: California, USA; actor (Battlestar Galactica).
- Bill Champlin: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Chicago and Sons of Champlin).
- Jonathan Hyde: Australian-English actor.
- Linda Laubenstein: American physician and academic (d. 1992).
- İlber Ortaylı: Turkish historian and academic
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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