Friday 1 August 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Son of Rusty, directed by Lew Landers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
- Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
- St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
- Angola - Armed Forces Day
- Switzerland - National Day
- Benin - National Day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Kam�l (Perfection) - First day of the eighth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Sts. Faith, Hope, and Charity (sisters).
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Ethelwolf
- Yorkshire, United Kingdom - Yorkshire Day
- People's Republic of China - Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Liberation Army
- Lughnasadh - L� L�nasa, the traditional first day of Autumn in Ireland.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the liberation of Haile Selassie from slavery
- Nicaragua - Fiesta Day
- Lammas - Neopagan festival of Lammas
- Lebanon - Army's Day (Eid al-Jaysh)
- World Scout Day - anniversary of the first day of the Brownsea Island Camp in 1907, where Robert Baden-Powell began scouting.
- Democratic Republic of Congo - Parent's Day
- Paul Bonnel: American noted family, the third son of actress Gale Storm and actor Lee Bonnell.
- Lorna Goodison: Jamaican poet and author.
- Ronnie King: Dutch-Canadian musician, producer, and co-owner of Blue Label Records with Sean Couevas.
- Serge Durville: French race horse trainer, owner and jockey.
- Bob Makransky: American professional astrologer, previously system analyst and programmer.
- Rick Anderson: Rock bassist (Tubes)
- Ricky Coonce: Los Angeles, California -- Rock drummer (Grass Roots)
- Chris L Barnard: Welsh footballer
- Dennis Zine: Los Angeles city councilman
- Medium & The Telephone opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 211 performances
- Valleivogels soccer team forms in Scherpenzeel
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