Saturday 23 August 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 23, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rowena Wallace and Cindy Williams.
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 23 August 1947
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- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Rowena Wallace: English-born Australian actress, most especially in the genre of soap opera.
- Cindy Williams: Actress.
- Rex Allen Jr: Chicago, Illinois -- Country singer (Nashville on the Road).
- Rex Allen Jr in Chicago: Illinois, USA; country singer (Nashville on the Road).
- Will Hobbs: Author.
- David Robb: English-Scottish actor.
- Willy Russell: Author / playwright (Shirley Valentine, Educating Rita).
- Terje Rypdal: Norwegian guitarist and songwriter (The Vanguards).
- Rex Allen: Jr.
- The Prime Minister of Greece, Dimitrios Maximos, resigns.