Thursday 24 July 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Possessed, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- Zaheer Abbas: Pakistani cricketer and manager.
- Geoff McQueen: English screenwriter and producer (d. 1994).
- Jacques Fouroux: French rugby union player and coach who captained France when they won the Grand Slam in 1977, and was the manager when the side repeated the feat in 1981 and 1987.
- Peter Serkin: American piano prodigy who made his concert debut on 11/29/1959 at the age of 12.
- Geoffrey McQueen: TV writer.
- M Jacques Fouroux: Rugby player
- Michael Coveney: Drama critic
- Neil McIntosh: CEO (VSO, Center for British Teaching)
- Robert Hays in Bethesda: Maryland, USA; actor (Airplane!, Starman, Scandalous).
- Peter Serkin in New York City: New York, USA; pianist (Tashi).
- Barbara Hale: American noted acting family, the daughter of Bill Williams and Barbara Hale, and sister of Bill Katt.
- Ernest Austin: Composer, dies at 72.
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