Wednesday 30 April 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Leslie Grantham and Pierre-André Périssol.
Dishonored Lady, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Birthday Party.
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- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
- Pierre-André Périssol
- Leslie Grantham: British homicide and actor involved in some of the highest-rating appearances on "EastEnders," February 1985 until his last episode in February 1989.
- Manousos Manousakis: Greek director and producer.
- Paul Fiddes: English theologian and academic.
- Robert Scott: American politician (Representative-Democrat-Virginia).
- Tom Køhlert: Danish footballer and manager.
- Mats Odell: Swedish economist and politician Swedish Minister for Financial Markets.
- Finn Kalvik: Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Tom K?hlert: Danish footballer.
- Boulder Dam in Colorado, USA, renamed Hoover Dam in honor of Herbert Hoover.
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