Thursday 28 August 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alice Playton in New York City and Liza Wang.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1947 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Alice Playton in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name).
- Liza Wang: Hong Kong actress and singer.
- Manolete : Spanish bull fighter who was gored to death during a bull fight on 28 August 1947.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1947 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarrette) - Phil Harris
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