Saturday 8 November 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Minnie Ripperton in Chicago and Margaret Rhea Seddon in Murfreesboro.
Out of the Past, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while Lydia Bailey by Kenneth Roberts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Viewers' Viewpoint.
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- Minnie Ripperton in Chicago: Illinois, USA; singer ("Loving You").
- Margaret Rhea Seddon in Murfreesboro: Tennessee, USA; MD/astronaut (STS 51D, STS 40).
- Cristiani : French pop singer especially known for his hit "Il est libre Max".
- Margaret Seddon: American astronaut who became a trainee in January 1978 after being selected by NASA.
- Bodo Zinser: German alternative healing practitioner, meditation instructor, reincarnation therapist, parapsychologist, astrological software developer since 1982, entrepreneur and astrologer.
- Minnie Riperton: Soul Singer
- Michael Perham: English bishop
- Lewis Yocum: American physician and surgeon (d. 2013)
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