Thursday 22 May 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 22, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mohamed Hashish and Andreas Gerasimos Michalitsianos.
That's My Man, directed by Frank Borzage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching In the Kelvinator Kitchen.
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- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Andreas Gerasimos Michalitsianos: Greek-American astronomer and a NASA astrophysicist (d. 1997).
- Mohamed Hashish: Egyptian-born research scientist.
- Franz Koglmann: Austrian jazz composer.
- Joseph McFadden: American bishop (d. 2013).
- Andreas Michalitsianos: Egyptian-American astronomer and astrophysicist (d. 1997).
- Truman Doctrine goes into effect, aiding Turkey and Greece
- 1st US ballistic missile fired
- First US ballistic missile fired.
- Cold War: in an effort to fight the spread of Communism, U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs an act into law that will later be called the Truman Doctrine. The act grants $400 million in military and economic aid to Turkey and Greece, each battling an internal Communist movement.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1947 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- The Red Silk Stockings and Green Perfume - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
- That's My Desire - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
- Chi-Baba Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go To Sleep) - Perry Como