Sunday 21 September 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Fun & Fancy Free, directed by Edgar Bergen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
- Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
- Also see September 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Matthew the Evangelist
- Flip Reade: American body-builder, minor actor and mime.
- Stephen King: American prolific writer and screenwriter.
- Martha Jones: British-Canadian astrologer based in Alberta whose astrological art has appeared on the cover of The Mountain Astrologer.
- Don Gelder: Gainesville, Florida -- Rocker (Eagles).
- Don Felder: American guitarist and songwriter (Eagles).
- Keith Harris: English ventriloquist and singer (d. 2015)
- Marsha Norman: American playwright and author
- Harry Carey Sr: Actor / director (Red River, Sundown), dies at 69.
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