Sunday October 26, 1947

US date format: 10/26/1947, UK date format: 26/10/1947

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 26, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Hillary Clinton and Michèle Bernard. Body and Soul, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Eye Witness.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
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Events

  • The Maharaja of Kashmir agrees to allow his kingdom to join India.

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Movies

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Body and Soul

Body and Soul

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere

Country: United States of America

Monsieur Vincent

Monsieur Vincent

Directed by: Maurice Cloche

Starring: Pierre Fresnay, Aimé Clariond, Jean Debucourt, Lise Delamare

Cass Timberlane

Cass Timberlane

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Lana Turner, Zachary Scott, Tom Drake

Escape Me Never

Escape Me Never

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Errol Flynn, Ida Lupino, Eleanor Parker, Gig Young

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: George Raft, George Brent, Randolph Scott, Joan Blondell

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 26, 1947?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - You Do
  2. - Kokomo, Indiana
  3. - I Wish I Didn't Love You So
  4. - Mickey
Sport Games on October 26, 1947

Sport Games on October 26, 1947


NFL

American Football
  • Boston Yanks - Chicago Cardinals : 7 - 27
  • Chicago Bears - Washington Redskins : 56 - 20
  • Detroit Lions - Green Bay Packers : 17 - 34
  • Los Angeles Rams - Philadelphia Eagles : 7 - 14
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - New York Giants : 38 - 21
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Eye Witness

Eye Witness

Directed by: Robert Montgomery

Meet the Press

Meet the Press

Starring: David Gregory, Tim Russert, Lawrence E. Spivak, Chuck Todd

Country: United States of America

The Handle Bar

The Handle Bar

Starring: Jimmy Edwards, Charmian Innes, Humphrey Lestocq, Barry Phelps

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kukla, Fran and Ollie

Kukla, Fran and Ollie

Starring: Burr Tillstrom, Cecil Bill, Colonel Richard Crackie, Oliver J. Dragon

Country: United States of America

Seven Arts Quiz

Seven Arts Quiz

Starring: Bill Slater

Country: United States of America

Days to next October 26

If October 26, 1947 is your birthday you're 73 years, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 26 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 26, 1947?

On October 26, 1947 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 26, 1947?

On October 26, 1947 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 26, 1947?

On October 26, 1947 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 26, 1947?

On October 26, 1947 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 26, 1947?

On October 26, 1947 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 26, 1947?

On October 26, 1947 several famous people were born including, Hillary Clinton, Michèle Bernard, John Robbins.

Which famous people died on October 26, 1947?

Famous people died on October 26, 1947 include, Canon Edwin Sidney Savage.


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