Saturday 6 September 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jane Curtin in Cambridge and Sylvester James.
Dark Passage, directed by Delmer Daves, 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 The Walter Compton News.
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- United States - National Stillbirth Remembrance Day in 39 states
- RC Saints - a Saint Bega or Bee of Cumbria and a Sankt Mang of Fnssen
- Bulgaria - Unification Day
- Canada - Stillbirth Remembrance Day in New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario
- Pakistan - Defence Day
- Swaziland - Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1968)
- Also see September 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Jane Curtin in Cambridge: Massachusetts, USA; actress (Saturday Night Live, Allie Lowell - Kate and Allie).
- Sylvester James: American singer (d. 1988).
- Jane Curtin: American actress and comedienne who gained fame on TV's "Saturday Night Live.
- Sylvester : American musician, actor, and iconic Gay Disco Star, died of AIDs-related illness on June 12, 1988.
- Bruce Rioch: English footballer and manager.
- Jacob Rubinovitz: Polish-Israeli engineer and academic
- Paul Guthnick: German astronomer, dies at 76.
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