Monday 24 November 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dwight Schultz and Ramesh Sippy.
Out of the Past, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while Lydia Bailey by Kenneth Roberts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mary Kay and Johnny.
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- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
- Teacher's Day in Turkey
- Dwight Schultz: American actor.
- Ramesh Sippy
- Dwight Schultz in Baltimore: Maryland, USA; actor (The A-Team).
- Silvia Annichiarico: Italian singer, actress and radio host.
- Bernie Ashman: Bernie Ashman has been a practicing astrologer since 1974.
- Dave Sinclair: English keyboard player (Caravan Hatfield and the North The Wilde Flowers Matching Mole and The Polite Force).
- Un-American Activities Committee finds "Hollywood 10" in contempt because of their refusal to reveal whether they were communists.
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) - Ray McKinley & His Orchestra
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