Friday 1 August 1947US date format: 8/1/1947, UK date format: 1/8/1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Evelyne Dress and Ronnie King.
Kiss of Death, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Play the Game.
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- Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
- Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
- St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
- Angola - Armed Forces Day
- Switzerland - National Day
- Benin - National Day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Kam�l (Perfection) - First day of the eighth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Sts. Faith, Hope, and Charity (sisters).
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Ethelwolf
- Yorkshire, United Kingdom - Yorkshire Day
- People's Republic of China - Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Liberation Army
- Lughnasadh - L� L�nasa, the traditional first day of Autumn in Ireland.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the liberation of Haile Selassie from slavery
- Nicaragua - Fiesta Day
- Lammas - Neopagan festival of Lammas
- Lebanon - Army's Day (Eid al-Jaysh)
- World Scout Day - anniversary of the first day of the Brownsea Island Camp in 1907, where Robert Baden-Powell began scouting.
- Democratic Republic of Congo - Parent's Day
- Evelyne Dress
- Ronnie King: Dutch-Canadian musician, producer, and...
- Chantal Montellier
- Paul William Bonnel
- Chris L Barnard: Welsh footballer.
- Dennis Zine: Los Angeles city councilman.
- Paul Bonnel: American noted family, the third son of...
- Richard Griffiths: Actor.
- Bob Makransky: American professional astrologer,...
- Lorna Goodison: Jamaican poet and author.
- Serge Durville: French race horse trainer, owner and...
- Joe Wilson: Politician.
- Rick Anderson: Rock bassist (Tubes).
- Ricky Coonce: Los Angeles, California -- Rock drummer...
- Medium & The Telephone opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 211 performances
- Valleivogels soccer team forms in Scherpenzeel
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Ain't Mad at You - Count Basie & His Orchestra
- I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (Decca) - Perry Como (Ted Weems Orchestra)