What Happened on November 6, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • NBC's "Meet the Press" debuts - US's longest running TV show

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Young, musician (Flash In The Pan)
  • Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director (Yi Yi), born in Shanghai (d. 2007)
  • George Lawrence James, NJ, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • George Young, rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jack Arnold, character on TV programme The Wonder Years
  • Jim Rosenthal, English sports presenter
  • John Wilson, rock drummer (Them)

Famous Deaths

  • Kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Paradisets Have), dies at 66