Wednesday 15 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 Lynn Lowry and Cookie Dingler.
Forever Amber, directed by Otto Preminger, 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 Kukla, Fran and Ollie.
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- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Lynn Lowry: East St. Louis, Illinois -- Actress (Cat People, Crazies).
- Cookie Dingler: French tennis monitor, pop singer and pianist, he released a "one shot" hit: "Femme Libérée" (Freed woman).
- Danielle Thiéry: French writer and former divisional police commissioner; one of the first women in the history of the French police to reach this position.
- Hümeyra : Turkish singer-songwriter and actress.
- Jaroslav Šedivý: Czech drummer (The Primitives Group Life After Life and Energit).
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