Friday 23 May 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maita Gomez and Bernard Comrie.
Great Expectations, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Wife Saver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 May 1947 ?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- Maita Gomez: Filipino beauty queen and activist.
- Bernard Comrie: English-American linguist and academic.
- Ann Hui: Hong Kong actress director producer and screenwriter.
- Jane Kenyon: American poet and translator (d. 1995).
- C F Ramuz: Writer, dies at 68.
- PC Hooft prize forms for literature.
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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