Tuesday 15 July 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michel Diefenbacher and Peter Hamel.
Crossfire, directed by Edward Dmytryk, 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 The Borden Show.
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- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
- Michel Diefenbacher: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France.
- Peter Hamel: German composer.
- Peter Banks: English guitarist and songwriter (Yes The Syn and Flash) (d. 2013).
- Lydia Davis: American author translator and academic.
- Pridiyathorn Devakula: Thai economist and politician Thai Minister of Finance.
- Roky Erickson: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The 13th Floor Elevators)
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