Wednesday 31 December 1947, NewYear’s Eve
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tim Matheson in California and Louis Chedid.
Secret Beyond the Door..., directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Bishop's Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Superman Serials: The Complete 1948 & 1950 Theatrical Serials Collection.
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1947 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Tim Matheson in California: USA; actor (Animal House, Fletch, Up the Creek).
- Louis Chedid: French singer, son of biologist Louis Sellim and poet Andrée Chedid, he wanted formerly to specialize in cinema and attended INRACI in Brussel.
- Burton Cummings: Canadian singer, award-winning pop-rock singer and star of the film "Melanie.
- Tim Matheson: American actor on TV and films, co-star of the TV series "The Quest.
- Rita Lee: Brazilian singer-songwriter guitarist and actress (Os Mutantes).
- Franz X Ritter von Epp: German general (SW Africa), dies at age 79.
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