Tuesday 21 October 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 21, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Riccardo Fogli and Ai .
Body and Soul, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Meet the Press.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 October 1947 ?
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
- Riccardo Fogli: Italian singer who, in 1964, at the age of 17, joined the band Slenders.
- Ai : American poet and educator (d. 2010).
- Mary Pipher: American psychologist and author.
- Dutch Dakota explodes near Coopenhagen, 16 die
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1947 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Mickey - Ted Weems & His Orchestra
- I Wish I Didn't Love You So - Dick Haymes
- Kokomo, Indiana - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
- Dinah Shore - You Do