Friday 29 August 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include James Hunt and Temple Grandin.
L'onorevole Angelina, directed by Luigi Zampa, 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..
What the sky looked like on 29 August 1947
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1947 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- James Hunt: British World Motor Racing Champion in 1976.
- Temple Grandin: American animal behaviorist with a unique empathy with animals.
- Frédéric H Fajardie
- Frédéric Fajardie: French screenwriter and author of detective fiction who used the pen name Ronald Moreau.
- George Costigan: British actor and screenwriter.
- Constantine Tsaldaris follows Maximos as Greece Premier
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Jo Stafford - Feudin' and Fightin'
- I Have But One Heart (O Marinariello) - Vic Damone