Sunday 22 June 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Octavia E[stelle] Butler and David L Lander in Brooklyn.
L'Atalante, directed by Jean Vigo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
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- Octavia E[stelle] Butler: United States -- Sci-fi author (Hugo, Wild Seed).
- David L Lander in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actor (Squiggy - Laverne and Shirley).
- Sylviane Hyvrier: French astrologer, author of the book "L'outil astrologique au service de l'économie et de la finance.
- Howard Kaylan: American vocalist.
- Pete Maravich: American basketball player, who became known as "Pistol" Pete Maravich.
- Octavia Butler: American author and MacArthur Foundation Fellow (Born 1947)
- David Lander: American actor singer and screenwriter
- Jerry Rawlings: Ghanaian lieutenant and politician President of Ghana
- Leelo Tungal: Estonian poet and author
- 12 rain in 42 minutes (Holt, MO)
- Ewell Blackwell just misses pitching back-to-back no-hitters (9th inn)
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