Wednesday 1 October 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rob Davis and Stephen Collins in Des Moines.
The Unsuspected, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while Gentleman's Agreement by Laura Z. Hobson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Télé-Paris.
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- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Rob Davis: Rocker.
- Stephen Collins in Des Moines: Iowa, USA; actor (Star Trek - The Motion Picture, The Tattingers).
- Massimo Buscemi: Italian actor who made his debut in 1976 in the film "Lettomania.
- Aaron Ciechanover: Israeli biologist, who won the Nobel prize in Chemistry for characterizing the method that cells use to degrade and recycle proteins using ubiquitin.
- Kate Fitzpatrick: Australian actress on both stage and screen, including TV shows and films.
- Dave Arneson: American game designer co-created Dungeons & Dragons (d. 2009)
- Dalveer Bhandari: Indian lawyer and judge
- Buzz Capra: American baseball player and coach
- Stephen Collins: American actor singer and director
- Nevill Drury: English-Australian journalist and publisher (d. 2013)
- Adriano Tilgher: Italian politician
- Martin Turner: English singer-songwriter and bass player (Wishbone Ash and Martin Turner's Wishbone Ash)
- Mariska Veres: Dutch singer (Shocking Blue) (Born 1947)
- 1st helicopter air mail and express service, Los Angeles, California
- US control of Haitian customs and governmental revenue ends.
- NHL Pension Society founded.
- First helicopter air mail and express service, Los Angeles, California.
- The F-86 Sabre flies for the first time.
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