Friday 24 October 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 24, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kevin Kline and Edgar Broughton.
Body and Soul, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Meet the Press.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Kevin Kline: American actor and director.
- Edgar Broughton: Rocker.
- Kevin Kline in Saint Louis: Missouri, USA; actor (Sophie's Choice, The Big Chill).
- Series of forest fires burn US$30 million of timber (New England States).
- Walt Disney testifies to the House Un-American Activities Committee, naming Disney employees he believes to be communists.
- The first Azad Kashmir Government is established by the Freedom Fighters within Pakistan, headed by Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim Khan as its first President supported by the government of Pakistan.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1947 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Mickey - Ted Weems & His Orchestra
- I Wish I Didn't Love You So - Dick Haymes
- Kokomo, Indiana - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
- Dinah Shore - You Do