Saturday 30 August 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peggy Lipton in Lawrence and Peter Allman.
Dark Passage, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
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 30 August 1947 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Peggy Lipton in Lawrence: New York, USA; actress (Julie - Mod Squad, Twin Peaks).
- Peter Allman: American promoter, public representative and minor columnist with the Hollywood Gazette.
- Allan Rock: Canadian lawyer politician and diplomat Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations.
- A fire at a movie theater in Rueil, a suburb of Paris, France kills 87 people.
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
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