Thursday 16 October 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Zucker and Terry Griffiths.
Forever Amber, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kukla, Fran and Ollie.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- David Zucker: American film producer, director, screenwriter and actor, who produced and directed hugely successful comedies in the '80s and '90s that included "Airplane," 1980, "The Naked Gun: From the File of Police Squad," 1988 and "The Naked Gun 2-l/2: The Smell of Fear," 1991.
- Terry Griffiths: Welsh snooker player and coach.
- Bob Weir: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Grateful Dead The Other Ones Bobby and the Midnites Kingfish RatDog Furthur and The Dead).
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