Tuesday 9 September 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lol Creme [Lawrence Creme] and Lynn Fitzgerald.
Dark Passage, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Walter Compton News.
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- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Lol Creme [Lawrence Creme]: England, United Kingdom -- Rock vocalist / guitarist (10cc).
- Lynn Fitzgerald: marathon runner (ran 133 miles 939 yards in 24 hours).
- David Rosenboom: American composer and educator.
- Freddy Weller: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Paul Revere & the Raiders).
- T Wright: American author poet and illustrator (d. 2015).
- First actual case of a computer bug being found: a moth lodges in a relay of a Harvard Mark II computer at Harvard University.
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