Wednesday 23 July 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Spencer Christian and David Essex.
Possessed, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Seaside Concert Parties.
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Which were the important events of 23 July 1947 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Spencer Christian: Weatherman (Good Morning America).
- David Essex: British musician, one of Britain's leading rock singers, a teen-age idol of the '70s and a virtual superstar 1973-1975.
- Gardner Dozois: American science fiction writer and editor.
- Torsten Palm: Swedish race car driver.
- Robin Simon: English historian critic and academic.
- 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, Rhode Island
- First (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, Rhode Island.
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