Tuesday 24 June 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 24, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Weller and Bryan Brown.
Brute Force, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Borden Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 June 1947 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Battle of Carabobo Day in Venezuela (1821)
- FOte nationale du QuTbec, also called St-Jean-Baptiste Day
- Day of Indian in Peru
- Original Midsummer's Eve in Finland and Sweden, although the official holiday is now moved to the nearest Friday
- St. John's Day in Estonia and Sao Joao in Porto
- Festival of San Juan observed in Bolivia and Peru
- American Radio Relay League - Field Day 2006
- Peter Weller: American actor, a lean and effective leading man who had his big break in the title roles of "Robocop," 1987 and "Robocop 2," 1990.
- Bryan Brown: Actor.
- Marianne Delgorge: Singer / actress (Ice Cream Soda).
- Russell Pearce: Politician.
- Mick Fleetwood: English drummer (Fleetwood Mac).
- Clarissa Wright: English chef author and academic (d. 2014).
- Jennie Williams: American computer analyst who had two kids, a son born on 10/17/1980 and a daughter born on 7/23/1983.
- Emil Seidel: American woodcarver and politician 36th Mayor of Milwaukee (d. 1947).
- 29th PGA Championship: Jim Ferrier at Plum Hollow Country Club - Detroit
- Jackie Robinson swipes home for 1st of 19 times in his career
- Jim Ferrier wins PGA golf tournament
- Kenneth Arnold makes the first widely reported UFO sighting near Mount Rainier, Washington.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1947 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Peg O' My Heart - Ted Weems & His Orchestra
- One O'clock Boogie - Count Basie & His Orchestra
- Art Lund - Peg O' My Heart
- Peg O' My Heart - Buddy Clark