Wednesday 31 December 1947, NewYear’s Eve
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 31, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tim Matheson and Burton Cummings.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Playroom.
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What the sky looked like on 31 December 1947
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1947 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Tim Matheson: American actor on TV and films, co-star of the TV series "The Quest.
- Burton Cummings: Canadian singer, award-winning pop-rock singer and star of the film "Melanie.
- Rita Lee (singer)
- Jeff Lynne: Musician.
- Rita Lee: Brazilian singer-songwriter guitarist and actress (Os Mutantes).
- 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.
- Franz X Ritter von Epp: German general (SW Africa), dies at age 79.