Wednesday 30 April 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Born to Kill, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
- Leslie Grantham: British homicide and actor involved in some of the highest-rating appearances on "EastEnders," February 1985 until his last episode in February 1989.
- Tom K?hlert: Danish footballer.
- Manousos Manousakis: Greek director and producer.
- Robert Scott: American politician (Representative-Democrat-Virginia).
- Paul Fiddes: English theologian and academic.
- Finn Kalvik: Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Tom Køhlert: Danish footballer and manager
- Mats Odell: Swedish economist and politician Swedish Minister for Financial Markets
- Boulder Dam in Colorado, USA, renamed Hoover Dam in honor of Herbert Hoover.
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