Sunday 22 June 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Octavia E[stelle] Butler and David L Lander in Brooklyn.
L'Atalante, directed by Jean Vigo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- Octavia E[stelle] Butler: United States -- Sci-fi author (Hugo, Wild Seed).
- David L Lander in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actor (Squiggy - Laverne and Shirley).
- Sylviane Hyvrier: French astrologer, author of the book "L'outil astrologique au service de l'économie et de la finance.
- Howard Kaylan: American vocalist.
- Pete Maravich: American basketball player, who became known as "Pistol" Pete Maravich.
- Octavia Butler: American author and MacArthur Foundation Fellow (Born 1947)
- David Lander: American actor singer and screenwriter
- Jerry Rawlings: Ghanaian lieutenant and politician President of Ghana
- Leelo Tungal: Estonian poet and author
- 12 rain in 42 minutes (Holt, MO)
- Ewell Blackwell just misses pitching back-to-back no-hitters (9th inn)
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