Saturday 23 August 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rex Allen Jr and Rex Allen Jr in Chicago.
Shoeshine, directed by Vittorio De Sica, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Walter Compton News.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1947 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Rex Allen Jr: Chicago, Illinois -- Country singer (Nashville on the Road).
- Rex Allen Jr in Chicago: Illinois, USA; country singer (Nashville on the Road).
- Rowena Wallace: English-born Australian actress, most especially in the genre of soap opera.
- Rex Allen: Jr.
- David Robb: English-Scottish actor.
- Willy Russell: Author / playwright (Shirley Valentine, Educating Rita)
- Terje Rypdal: Norwegian guitarist and songwriter (The Vanguards)
- The Prime Minister of Greece, Dimitrios Maximos, resigns.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1947 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarrette) - Phil Harris
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