Monday 24 March 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Farmer's Daughter, directed by H.C. Potter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Archie Gemmill: Scottish footballer (Captain of Scotland international team), most famous for a goal he scored against the Netherlands in the 1978 FIFA World Cup.
- Alan Sugar: English multi-millionaire / computer manufacturer (Amstrad).
- Patrick Bourbeillon: French athlete who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics.
- Pieter W: Coetzer; South African journalist/Member of Parliament (NP).
- Paul McCandless: rocker ("Torches on the Lake").
- Roger Mears: American professional race car driver who has won several times with his brother, Rick Mears.
- Dennis Erickson: American coach. Although he briefly coached in the National Football League, he was primarily known as one of the most successful college football coaches in history.
- Christine Gregoire: American lawyer and politician 22nd Governor of Washington
- Mick Jones: English footballer and coach
- Meiko Kaji: Japanese actress and singer
- Congress proposes 2-term limitation on the presidency
- US Congress proposes two-term limitation on the Presidency.
- John D Rockefeller Jr donates New York City East River site to the United Nations.
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