Wednesday 16 July 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include O[renthal] J[ames] Simpson and Roelof P Meyer.
Crossfire, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Borden Show.
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- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- O[renthal] J[ames] Simpson: San Francisco, California -- NFL Running Back (Buffalo Bills) / actor.
- Roelof P Meyer: South African under Minister of Law & Order etc.
- Tom Boggs: Rock drummer (Box Tops).
- Don Burke: Australian television host and producer.
- Alexis Herman: American businesswoman and politician 23rd United States Secretary of Labor.
- Assata Shakur: American-Cuban criminal and activist
- Raoul Wallenberg: Swedish humanitarian (exact date of death uncertain) (Born 1912).
- Bobo Newsom wins 200th game, 1st as a Yankee andYanks 18th straight In nightcap Vic Rashi extends streak to 19
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