Tuesday 26 August 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Candy Moore in Maplewood and Emiliano Diez.
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.
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- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Candy Moore in Maplewood: New Jersey, USA; actress (Lunch Wagon, Tomboy and Champ).
- Emiliano Diez: Cuban actor.
- Emiliano Díez: Cuban-American actor and singer.
- Nicolae Dobrin: Romanian footballer and manager (d. 2007).
- 1st black baseball pitcher Don Bankhead (Hit a HR on 1st at bat)
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarrette) - Phil Harris
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