Monday 8 September 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 8, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Michel Larqué and Benjamin Orr.
A Ship Bound for India, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Author Meets the Critics.
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- Jean-Michel Larqué: French football player, midfielder, captain of the prestigious A.S.
- Benjamin Orr: American bassist and singer (The Cars) (Born 1947).
- Christian (singer)
- Michel Larque
- Valery Afanassiev: Russian pianist and conductor.
- Amos Biwott: Uasin Gishee, Kenya -- 3K steeplechaser (1968 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Ann Beattie: American author and academic.
- Marianne Wiggins: American author.
- Halldór Ásgrímsson: Icelandic accountant and politician 22nd Prime Minister of Iceland (d. 2015).
- Ann Beattie in Washington DC: USA; short story writer (New Yorker Magazine).
- Halldor Asgrimsson: former Prime Minister of Iceland.
- British government sails Exodus with fugitives from Nazis