Thursday 21 August 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 21, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Mitterrand and Ray Wise.
Dark Passage, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Walter Compton News.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 21 August 1947
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1947 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Frédéric Mitterrand: French and Tunisian citizen, a former French Minister of Culture and Communication.
- Ray Wise: Actor.
- Lawrence Kudlow: Journalist.
- Carl Giammarese: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (The Buckinghams).
- Ettore Bugatti: French naturalized citizen, designer and nmanufacturer of high-performance automobiles, he founded his firm in Molsheim (Alsace) in 1909.
- 1st Little League World Series Maynard Midgets of Williamsport PA win