Monday 24 March 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pieter W and Paul McCandless.
The Farmer's Daughter, directed by H.C. Potter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Pieter W: Coetzer; South African journalist/Member of Parliament (NP).
- Paul McCandless: rocker ("Torches on the Lake").
- Archie Gemmill: Scottish footballer (Captain of Scotland international team), most famous for a goal he scored against the Netherlands in the 1978 FIFA World Cup.
- Dennis Erickson: American coach.
- Patrick Bourbeillon: French athlete who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics.
- Roger Mears: American professional race car driver who has won several times with his brother, Rick Mears.
- Alan Sugar: English multi-millionaire / computer manufacturer (Amstrad)
- Christine Gregoire: American lawyer and politician 22nd Governor of Washington
- Mick Jones: English footballer and coach
- Meiko Kaji: Japanese actress and singer
- Congress proposes 2-term limitation on the presidency
- US Congress proposes two-term limitation on the Presidency.
- John D Rockefeller Jr donates New York City East River site to the United Nations.
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