Sunday 26 October 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 26, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
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 Meet the Press.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 October 1947 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Hillary Clinton: American attorney and First Lady of the U.S.
- Michèle Bernard: French singer-songwriter.
- John Robbins: American heir to the Baskin-Robbins fortune, groomed from youth to take over the world's largest ice-cream company.
- Ian Ashley: German-English race car driver.
- Reg Empey: Northern Irish businessman and politician Lord Mayor of Belfast.
- Jaclyn Smith: American actress.
- Kenzo Kitakata: Japanese author.
- Trevor Joyce: Irish poet and scholar.
- Hillary Rodham Clinton: First Lady of the United States and Senator from New York.
- Ricardo Asch: Argentinian gynecologist and endocrinologist.
- Canon Edwin Sidney Savage: English rector (Born 1862).
- The Maharaja of Kashmir agrees to allow his kingdom to join India.
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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