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Born : 09/27/1947 A Martinez, Glendale Calif, actor (Whiz Kids, Cruz-Santa Barbara)
Born : 09/04/1947 Alan Greisman, Sally Field's husband/producer (Fletch, Surrender)
Born : 10/10/1947 Alan Rachins, Cambridge Mass, actor (Douglas-LA Law)
Born : 03/01/1947 Alan Thicke, Ontario, actor/host (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains)
Born : 07/22/1947 Albert Brooks, LA Calif, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America)
Born : 02/02/1947 Aleksandr Medved, USSR, wrestler (Olympic-gold-1964, 68, 72)
Born : 10/06/1947 Aleksandr Stepanovich Andryushkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
Born : 03/29/1947 Aleksandr Stepenovich Viktorenko, Russia, colonel/cosmonaut
Born : 01/02/1947 Aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)
Born : 11/04/1947 Aleksandr Tkachev, USSR, parallel bars gymnist (Olympic-gold-1980)
Born : 09/16/1947 Aleksandr V Rutskoi, Ukrainian Hero of USSR/VP (1991- )
Born : 07/28/1947 Aleksei Sergeyevich Boroday, Russia, colonel/cosmonaut
Born : 11/04/1947 Alexei Ulanov, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)
Born : 11/22/1947 Alfredo Cristiani, president of El Salvador (1989- )
Born : 08/28/1947 Alice Playton, NYC, actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name)
Born : 09/08/1947 Amos Biwott, Uasin Gishee Kenya, 3k steeplechaser (Oly-gold-1968)
Born : 02/20/1947 Andre van Duin, [Kyvon], entertainer (Bloemkoole)
Born : 09/16/1947 Andy Irvine, rugby player
Born : 09/08/1947 Ann Beattie, Wash DC, short story writer (New Yorker Magazine)
Born : 01/19/1947 Ann Compton, news reporter (ABC TV)
Born : 04/27/1947 Ann Peebles, Missouri, soul singer (I Can't Stand the Rain)
Born : 08/25/1947 Anne Archer, LA Cal, actress (Too Scared to Scream, Fatal Attraction)
Born : 05/09/1947 Anthony Corlan, Cork City Ireland, actor (Something for Everyone)
Born : 07/10/1947 Arlo Guthrie, singer (Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans)
Born : 07/30/1947 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austria, body builder (Commando, Terminator)
Born : 07/18/1947 Ayn Rumen, Bkln NY, actress (Janet-McLean Stevenson Show)
Born : 07/28/1947 Barbara Ann Ferrell Edmondson, Miss, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1968)
Born : 03/23/1947 Barbara Rhodes, Poughkeepsie NY, actress (Don't Just Stand There)
Born : 03/18/1947 Barry Wilson, drummer (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)
Born : 11/10/1947 Bechir Gemayel, pres Lebanon (8/23-9/14, 1982)
Born : 02/17/1947 Ben Cramer, singer (clown)
Born : 12/16/1947 Ben Cross, England, actor (Chariots of Fire, Far Pavillions)
Born : 04/23/1947 Bernadette Devlin McAliskey, Ireland, political activist (or 1940)
Born : 07/19/1947 Bernie Leadon, guitarist/vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy)
Born : 05/28/1947 Beth Howland, Boston Mass, actress (Vera-Alice, Company)
Born : 07/03/1947 Betty Buckley, Big Springs Tx, actress (Abby-8 is Enough, 1776, Cats)
Born : 07/27/1947 Betty Thomas, St Louis Mo, actress (Lucy Baines-Hill Street Blues)
Born : 05/02/1947 Bill Lowery, (Rep-R-CA, 1981- )
Born : 11/15/1947 Bill Richardson, (Rep-D-NM, 1983- )
Born : 12/23/1947 Bill Rodgers, marathon runner (Boston, NY)
Born : 05/16/1947 Bill Smitrovich, actor (Crime Story, Miami Vice)
Born : 03/14/1947 Billy Crystal, Long Beach NY, comedian (Soap, SNL, City Slickers)
Born : 11/19/1947 Bob Boone, San Diego, catcher (Phillies, Angels)
Born : 10/16/1947 Bob Weir, guitarist (Grateful Dead-Uncle Joe's Band)
Born : 03/29/1947 Bobby Kimball, vocalist (Toto-Africa)
Born : 04/15/1947 Bojoura, [Raina GB van Melzen], singer/wife of Hans Cleuver
Born : 12/22/1947 Brian C Daley, US, sci-fi author (Exploits of Han Solo, Tron)
Born : 07/19/1947 Brian May, guitarist (Queen-We are the Champions)
Born : 08/22/1947 Bud Cramer, (Rep-D-Alabama)
Born : 04/10/1947 Bunny Waller, vocalist/percussionist (Bob Marley & Wailers)
Born : 12/31/1947 Burton Cummings, rock guitarist (Guess Who-These Eyes)
Born : 06/20/1947 Candy Clark, actress (Man Who Fell to Earth, Q, American Graffiti)
Born : 08/26/1947 Candy Moore, Maplewood NJ, actress (Lunch Wagon, Tomboy & Champ)
Born : 03/20/1947 Carl Palmer, drummer (Asia-Heat of the Moment, Emerson Lake & Palmer)
Born : 07/20/1947 Carlos Santana, Mexico, rock guitarist (Santana-Black Magic Woman)
Born : 05/01/1947 Carlos Ward, rocker (B T Express)
Born : 12/26/1947 Carlton Fisk, Vermont, all star catcher (Red Sox, White Sox)
Born : 08/16/1947 Carol Moseley-Braun, (Sen-D Illinois)
Born : 07/21/1947 Cat Stevens, [Yusaf Islam], rock vocalist (Peace Train, Father & Son)
Born : 03/31/1947 Cesar Gaviria Trujillo, president (Colombia, 1990- )
Born : 10/17/1947 Charles A Ingene, macromarketing researcher
Born : 02/06/1947 Charles Hickcox, US, 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1968)
Born : 10/14/1947 Charlie Joiner, Many La, NFL receiver (Houston, Cincinnati, San Diego)
Born : 09/27/1947 Cheryl Tiegs, Minnesota, model's figure
Born : 02/03/1947 Chose Alberts, [Krommenhoek], singer (Yet Many Years)
Born : 10/12/1947 Chris Wallace, Chic Ill, newscaster (NBC Weekend News)
Born : 04/12/1947 Christian F L Leipoldt, South Africa, writer (Die Moormansgat),
Born : 12/14/1947 Christopher Parkening, LA Calif, guitarist (transcribed sacred music)
Born : 04/08/1947 Cindy Pickett, Norman Okla, actress (Guiding Light, St Elsewhere)
Born : 08/22/1947 Cindy Williams, Van Nuys Calif, actress (Shirley-Laverne & Shirley)
Born : 05/11/1947 Claude "Butch" Hudson Trucks, drummer (Allman Brothers)
Born : 03/25/1947 Claudine Schneider, (Rep-R-RI, 1981- )
Born : 07/22/1947 Curt Weldon, (Rep-R-Pennsylvania)
Born : 02/17/1947 Dallas Adams, British actor/painter/writer
Born : 04/12/1947 Dan Lauria, actor (Jack Arnold-Wonder Years) (1947 approx)
Born : 06/21/1947 Dana Rohrabacher, (Rep-R-California)
Born : 07/22/1947 Danny Glover, actor (Lethal Weapon)
Born : 02/03/1947 Dave Davies, singer/guitarist (Kinks-Lola, You Really Got Me)
Born : 05/10/1947 Dave Mason, Worcester England, singer/songwriter (We Just Disagree)
Born : 01/08/1947 David Bowie, singer/actor (Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust)
Born : 01/29/1947 David Byron, vocalist (Uriah Heep)
Born : 04/01/1947 David Eisenhower, grandson of Pres Dwight, married Julie Nixon
Born : 07/23/1947 David Essex, rock vocalist/actor (That'll Be the Day)
Born : 06/20/1947 David French, British director
Born : 04/18/1947 David Gee, director (Friends of the Earth)
Born : 03/06/1947 David Gilmour, rock guitarist/vocalist (Pink Floyd-The Wall)
Born : 06/05/1947 David Hare, playwright
Born : 05/13/1947 David Hughes, cricketer
Born : 06/22/1947 David L Lander, Bkln NY, actor (Squiggy-Laverne & Shirley)
Born : 04/12/1947 David Letterman, Indianapolis Ind, comedian (Late Night)
Born : 11/30/1947 David Mamet, US playwright/director (Speed the Plow, House of Games)
Born : 01/07/1947 David Porcelen, composer/conductor
Born : 02/18/1947 Dennis De Young, vocalist (Styx-Its Raining Again)
Born : 03/06/1947 Dick Fosbury, US, running high jumper (Olympic-gold-1968)
Born : 11/21/1947 Dick W de Cloe, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
Born : 02/17/1947 Dodie Stevens, actress (Mary Hatman!)
Born : 03/11/1947 Dominique Sanda, Paris, actress (Inheritance, Beyond Good & Evil)
Born : 09/21/1947 Don Felder, rocker
Born : 07/22/1947 Don Henley, drummer (Eagles-Desparado)
Born : 06/22/1947 Don Henley, drummer/singer (Eagles, Boys of Summer)
Born : 04/26/1947 Donna Elizabeth De Varona, Greenwich Ct, swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-64)
Born : 03/07/1947 Donna Loren, Boston Mass, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo)
Born : 04/18/1947 Dorothy Lyman, Minneapolis Mn, (All my Children, Naomi-Mama's Family)
Born : 05/03/1947 Doug Henning, magician (Broadway play-Magic)
Born : 11/24/1947 Dwight Schultz, Balt Md, actor (A-Team)
Born : 03/19/1947 Earlie Fires, jockey
Born : 12/18/1947 Eddie Antar, founder/CEO (Crazy Eddie Electronics Store)
Born : 03/05/1947 Eddie Hodges, actor/singer (High Hopes, Adv of Huckleberry Finn)
Born : 10/22/1947 Edward F Feighan, (Rep-D-OH, 1983- )
Born : 02/24/1947 Edward James Olmos, Cal, actor (Miami Vice, Stand & Deliver, Triumph)
Born : 07/28/1947 Elena Novikova-Belova, USSR, foils (Olympic-gold-1968)
Born : 02/18/1947 Eliot L Engel, (Rep-D-NY)
Born : 03/25/1947 Elton John, [Reginald Kenneth Dwight] England, singer (Rocketman)
Born : 10/08/1947 Emiel Puttemans, Flemish athlete
Born : 04/02/1947 Emmylou Harris, Birmingham Alabama, country singer (Together Again)
Born : 07/02/1947 Ervin Hall, Phila, 100m hurdler (Olympic-silver-1968)
Born : 05/28/1947 Faith Brown, impressionist
Born : 05/08/1947 Felicity Lott, English soprano (We come to the river)
Born : 11/27/1947 Frank Kramer, soccer player/Dutch TV host
Born : 10/31/1947 Frank Shorter, US, marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1972)
Born : 12/08/1947 French Leinse, Dutch politician (PvdA) 2nd Chamber
Born : 04/19/1947 Frits Castricum, journalist/Dutch 2nd chamber member (PvdA)
Born : 08/17/1947 Gary Talley, rocker (Box Tops)
Born : 10/17/1947 Gene Green, (Rep-D-Texas)
Born : 03/11/1947 Geoffrey Hunt, Australia, world-champion squash player
Born : 01/10/1947 George Alec Effinger, US, sci-fi author (Nick of Time)
Born : 01/20/1947 George Grantham, rocker (Poco-Crazy Eyes)
Born : 11/06/1947 George Lawrence James, NJ, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1968)
Born : 01/16/1947 Georgette Mosbacher, CEO (La Prairie cosmetics)
Born : 08/19/1947 Gerald McRaney, Collins Miss, actor (Simon & Simon, Major Dad)
Born : 08/15/1947 Geraldo Velez, jazz congas (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
Born : 07/19/1947 Gerard Schwarz, Weehawken NJ, trumpeter/conductor (LA Chamber Orch)
Born : 07/20/1947 Gerd Binnig, Frankfurt, physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986)
Born : 04/16/1947 Gerry Rafferty, guitarist/vocalist (Baker Street)
Born : 02/27/1947 Gidon Kremer, Riga Latvia, violinist (Tchaikovsky Prize 1970)
Born : 12/20/1947 Gigliola Cinquetti, Italian singer
Born : 01/24/1947 Giorgio Chinaglia, soccer star (Lazio of Italy, NY Cosmos)
Born : 05/19/1947 Glenn Close, Greenwich Ct, actress (Fatal Attractions) (or 0319)
Born : 03/19/1947 Glenn Close, Greenwich Ct, actress (The Big Chill, Fatal Attraction)
Born : 04/24/1947 Glenn Cornick, rock bassist (Jethro Tull-Thick as a Brick)
Born : 09/26/1947 Graham Faulkner, London, actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon)
Born : 05/15/1947 Graham Goble, rocker (Little River Band)
Born : 12/08/1947 Gregg Allman, singer (Allman Brothers-Eat a Peach)
Born : 08/13/1947 Gretchen Corbett, Camp Sherman Ore, actress (Beth-Rockford Files)
Born : 02/12/1947 Gus Willemse, bassist/singer (Solution)
Born : 09/18/1947 Hans Vermeulen, singer/guitarist (Sandy Coast)
Born : 03/22/1947 Harry Vanda, rocker (Easy Beats)
Born : 02/14/1947 Heidemarie Rosendahl, German FR, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
Born : 10/26/1947 Hillary Rodham Clinton, US, lawyer/1st lady (1993- )
Born : 08/10/1947 Ian Anderson, Scotland, rocker (Jethro Tull-Bungle in the Jungle)
Born : 04/21/1947 Iggy Pop, [James Osterberg], Mich, rocker (Zombie Birdhouse)
Born : 01/08/1947 Igor Ivanov, Leningrad, Canadian chess champion (1981-84, 1985- )
Born : 01/04/1947 J Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger
Born : 11/06/1947 Jack Arnold, character on Wonder Years
Born : 10/26/1947 Jaclyn Smith, Houston Tx, actress (Charlie's Angel, Nightkill)
Born : 08/27/1947 Jacques Arnold, conservative MP
Born : 09/27/1947 Jacques Wallage, sociologist/Dutch politician (PvdA)
Born : 10/04/1947 James Fielder, (Blood Sweat & Tears), rocker
Born : 07/20/1947 James Harris, Monroe La, NFL quarterback (Buffalo, LA, San Diego)
Born : 06/19/1947 James T Walsh, (Rep-R-NY)
Born : 04/18/1947 James Woods, Warwick RI, actor (Salvador, Against All Odds)
Born : 11/18/1947 Jameson Parker, Balt Md, actor (American Justice, Simon & Simon)
Born : 04/06/1947 Jan Kees Wiebenga, Dutch 2nd chamber member (VVD)
Born : 03/14/1947 Jan [AJ] te Fieldhuis, Dutch 2nd chamber member (VVD)
Born : 09/06/1947 Jane Curtin, Cambridge Mass, actress (SNL, Allie Lowell-Kate & Allie)
Born : 12/19/1947 Janie Fricke, country singer (Country Music Best Female 1982, 83)
Born : 03/14/1947 Janis Schmitt, St Louis Mo, playmate (February, 1978)
Born : 06/30/1947 Jasper van 't Hof, jazz pianist (Live in Montreux)
Born : 05/10/1947 Jay Ferguson, Burbank Calif, rocker (Spirit-I Got A Line on You)
Born : 07/11/1947 Jeff Hanna, rock vocalist (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band-Mr Bojangles)
Born : 08/11/1947 Jeff Hanna, singer/guitarist (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
Born : 12/30/1947 Jeff Lynne, rocker (ELO-Telephone Line, Travelling Wilburys)
Born : 02/20/1947 Jennifer O'Neill, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, actress (Summer of '42)
Born : 07/09/1947 Jerney Kaagman, singer (Earth & Fire)
Born : 06/13/1947 Jerrold Nadler, (Rep-D-NY)
Born : 05/19/1947 Jerry Hyman, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears)
Born : 05/25/1947 Jessi Colter, [Miriam Johnson], Phoenix, country singer (I'm Not Lisa)
Born : 01/21/1947 Jill Eikenberry, New Haven Ct, (Ann Kelsey-LA Law, Manhattan Project)
Born : 02/21/1947 Jill Eikenberry, actress (Ann Kelsey-LA Law)
Born : 03/12/1947 Jill O'Hara, Warren Penn, Broadway actress (Promises! Promises!)
Born : 12/05/1947 Jim Messina, rocker (Loggins & Messina-Your Mamma Don't Dance)
Born : 12/05/1947 Jim Plunkett, San Jose, CA, NFL quarterback (New England, Oakland)
Born : 04/29/1947 Jim Ryun, US, 1500m runner/broke 4 minute mile (Olympic-silver-1968)
Born : 02/03/1947 Joe Coleman, baseball pitcher (Washington, Detroit)
Born : 11/13/1947 Joe Mantegna, Chicago Ill, actor (House of Games, Weeds)
Born : 10/18/1947 Joe Morton, NYC, actor (Hal-Grady)
Born : 11/20/1947 Joe Walsh, Wichita Ks, guitarist/rocker (Eagles-Take it Easy)
Born : 04/25/1947 Johan Cruyff, soccer manager
Born : 02/15/1947 John Adams, Worcester Mass, composerette (Nixon on China)
Born : 02/22/1947 John Bryant, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )
Born : 06/20/1947 John Forbes, horse trainer
Born : 08/16/1947 John Howard, (US), speed record (152.284 mph at Bonneville Flats, UT)
Born : 07/21/1947 John J Duncan Jr, (Rep-R-Tennessee)
Born : 10/18/1947 John Johnson, NBA (Seattle SuperSonic)
Born : 11/25/1947 John Larroquette, New Orleans LA, actor (Dan Fielding-Night Court)
Born : 01/13/1947 John Lees, rock guitarist/vocalist (Medicine Man)
Born : 04/06/1947 John Ratzenberger, Bridgeport Ct, actor (Cliff Clavin-Cheers)
Born : 04/21/1947 John Weider, bassist (Family-Family Entertainment)
Born : 12/07/1947 Johnny Bench, baseball catcher (Reds)
Born : 04/29/1947 Johnny Miller, golfer (1974 PGA Player of Year)
Born : 09/14/1947 Jon "Bowser" Bauman, Queens NY, singer (Sha Na Na)
Born : 11/25/1947 Jonathan Kaplan, Paris France, director (Heart Like a Wheel)
Born : 06/01/1947 Jonathan Pryce, Welsh actor (Brazil, Praying Mantis)
Born : 08/08/1947 Jose Cruz, leftfielder (St Louis Cards, Houston Astros)
Born : 12/05/1947 Jose Carreras, US, actor (I Lombardi)
Born : 02/14/1947 Judd Gregg, (Rep-R-NH, 1981- )
Born : 03/06/1947 Judy Loe, actress
Born : 12/05/1947 Jugderdemidyin Gurragcha, 1st Mongolian space traveler (Soyuz 39)
Born : 01/--/1947 Juliet Berto, Grenoble France, actress (Le Sex Shop)
Born : 04/16/1947 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, [Lew Alcindor] NBA center (Mil Bucks, LA Lakers)
Born : 05/25/1947 Karen Valentine, Santa Rosa Cal, actress (Room 222)
Born : 07/31/1947 Karl Greene, rocker, (Herman's Hermits)
Born : 01/--/1947 Kathy Fields, (Polly Bergen's daughter)
Born : 08/23/1947 Keith Moon, rocker (True Story of 200 Motels)
Born : 06/10/1947 Ken Singleton, Mt Vernon NY, baseball player (Orioles)
Born : 10/24/1947 Kevin Kline, St Louis, actor (Sophie's Choice, Big Chill)
Born : 03/06/1947 Kiki Dee, Yorkshire England, singer (Don't Go Breaking My Heart)
Born : 10/06/1947 Klaus Dibiasi, Italy, platform diver (Olympic-gold-1968, 72, 76)
Born : 02/03/1947 Koos Alberts, [Krommenhoek], singer (Nog vele jaren)
Born : 07/18/1947 Kurt Mann, Roslyn NY, actor
Born : 11/19/1947 Lamar Smith, (Rep-R-Texas)
Born : 01/02/1947 Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)
Born : 03/15/1947 Larisa Grigoriyevna Pozharskaya, Russia, cosmonaut
Born : 08/08/1947 Larry Wilcox, SD Calif, actor (Lassie, CHiPs)
Born : 10/18/1947 Laura Nyro, Bronx, singer/songwriter (Eli's Coming, Stoney End)
Born : 02/25/1947 Lee Edward Evans, Madera Calif, 400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-1968)
Born : 10/22/1947 Lee Meredith, [Judith Lee Sauls], River Edge NJ, actress (Producers)
Born : 06/15/1947 Lee Purcell, NC, actor (Big Wednesday, Mr Majestyk)
Born : 03/13/1947 Lesley Collier, British ballet dancer
Born : 03/07/1947 Lewis J Stadlen, Bkln NY, actor (John-Benson, Savages, Windy City)
Born : 06/21/1947 Lex van Delden, actor (Soldat of Orange)
Born : 06/18/1947 Linda Thorson, Toronto, actress (Tara-Avengers, Julia-1 Life to Live)
Born : 10/03/1947 Lindsey Buckingham, rocker (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk)
Born : 09/27/1947 Liz Torres, Bronx NY, actress (Phyllis, All in the Family)
Born : 02/24/1947 Lonnie Turner, bassist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)
Born : 04/18/1947 Lori Martin, Glendale Calif, actress (Velvet-National Velvet)
Born : 07/02/1947 Luci Baines Johnson Nugent Turpin, daughter of Pres LBJ
Born : 09/16/1947 Lucius Allen, NBA star (Milwaukee Bucks)
Born : 05/24/1947 Luke Rittner, sect-gen (Arts Council)
Born : 09/26/1947 Lynn Anderson, ND, country singer (I Never Promised you a Rose Garden)
Born : 09/09/1947 Lynn Fitzgerald, marathoner (ran 133 miles 939 yards in 24 hrs)
Born : 07/24/1947 M Jacques Fouroux, rugby player
Born : 01/20/1947 Malcolm McLaren, founded rock group (Sex Pistols-God Save the Queen)
Born : 08/15/1947 Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter Jr, Macon Ga, USN/astro (STS 33)
Born : 09/30/1947 Marc Bolan, London England, rocker (T-Rex-Bang a Gong)
Born : 11/08/1947 Margaret Rhea Seddon, Murfreesboro Tenn, MD/astro (STS 51D, 40, SK:58)
Born : 02/27/1947 Marian G Fix, mime/actress (Dig up Cabbage)
Born : 12/17/1947 Marilyn Hassett, actress
Born : 06/06/1947 Marion Coakes, England, equestrian show jumper (Olympic-silver-1968)
Born : 02/15/1947 Marisa Berenson, NY, actress (Barry Lyndon, Death in Vienna)
Born : 10/01/1947 Mariska Veres, singer (Shocking Blue)
Born : 06/28/1947 Mark Helprin, US writer
Born : 09/23/1947 Mary Kay Place, Tulsa Okla, actress/country singer (Mary Hartman!)
Born : 02/05/1947 Mary L Cleave, Southampton NY, PhD/astronaut (STS 61B, STS-30)
Born : 09/27/1947 Meat Loaf, [Marvin Lee Aday], Dallas, rocker (Bat Out of Hell)
Born : 05/10/1947 Meg Foster, Conn, actress (Sunshine, Cagney & Lacey)
Born : 02/03/1947 Melanie, [Safka], Astoria, singer/songwriter (Candles in Rain)
Born : 06/21/1947 Meredith Baxter-Birney, Ca, actr (Family Ties, Bridget loves Bernie)
Born : 12/30/1947 Michael Burns, Mineola LI, actor (Barnaby West-Wagon Train)
Born : 07/24/1947 Michael Coveney, drama critic
Born : 04/15/1947 Michael DeBello, singer (Maniac)
Born : 01/05/1947 Michael DeWine, (Rep-R-Oh, 1983- )
Born : 06/21/1947 Michael Gross, Chicago Ill, actor (Family Ties, FBI murders)
Born : 09/04/1947 Michael Huffington, (Rep-R-California)
Born : 10/17/1947 Michael McKean, NYC, actor (Lenny-Laverne & Shirley, Grand)
Born : 09/16/1947 Michael R McNulty, (Rep-D-New York)
Born : 06/08/1947 Mick Box, rocker (Uriah Heep)
Born : 07/28/1947 Miguelina Cobian, Santiago Cuba, 4x100m runner (Olympic-silver-1968)
Born : 03/24/1947 Mike Kellie, drummer (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)
Born : 11/08/1947 Minnie Ripperton, Chicago, singer (Loving You)
Born : 06/09/1947 Mitch Mitchell, drummer (Jimi Hendrix Experience-Purple Haze)
Born : 07/04/1947 Morganna Roberts, Louisville Ky, (Baseball's kissing bandit)
Born : 04/19/1947 Murray Perahia, NYC, pianist (Avery Fischer Prize-1975, Grammy 1988)
Born : 01/27/1947 Nedra Telley, vocalist (Ronettes-Be My Little Baby)
Born : 07/24/1947 Neil McIntosh, CEO (VSO, Center for British Teaching)
Born : 01/31/1947 Nolan Ryan, pitcher (Mets, Angels, Astros) (6 no-hitters, 5000+ Ks)
Born : 07/09/1947 O[renthal] J[ames] Simpson, SF, NFL running back (Buf Bills)/actor
Born : 06/22/1947 Octavia E[stelle] Butler, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Wild Seed)
Born : 11/05/1947 Oleg Antropov, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1968)
Born : 02/21/1947 Olympia J Snowe, (Rep-R-ME, 1979- )
Born : 01/26/1947 Patrick Dewaere, [PJMH Bordeaux], France, actor (Les Valseuses)
Born : 06/28/1947 Patrick Kincaid, who wrote the TODAY program; send him a card
Born : 03/22/1947 Patrick Olive, percussionist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
Born : 08/30/1947 Peggy Lipton, Lawrence NY, actress (Julie-Mod Squad, Twin Peaks)
Born : 06/03/1947 Penelope Wilton, actress (Cry Freedom, Norman Conquests)
Born : 04/27/1947 Pete Ham, rock guitarist/pianist/vocalist (Badfinger-Come & Get It)
Born : 01/15/1947 Pete Waterman, rocker (Stock Aitken & Waterman-Road Block)
Born : 12/20/1947 Peter Criss, Brooklyn, singer (KISS-Beth)
Born : 05/27/1947 Peter DeFazio, (Rep-D-Oregon)
Born : 06/13/1947 Peter Holm, boyfriend of Joan Collins
Born : 01/01/1947 Peter Lankhorst, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PPR)
Born : 02/02/1947 Peter Lucia, rock drummer (Tommy James & Shondells-Crystal Blue)
Born : 11/05/1947 Peter Noone, rocker (Herman-Herman's Hermits-Silhouttes)
Born : 04/11/1947 Peter Riegert, NYC, actor (Animal House, Crossing Delancey)
Born : 07/24/1947 Peter Serkin, NYC, pianist (Tashi)
Born : 01/13/1947 Peter Sundelin, Sweden, yachtsmen (Olympic-gold-1968)
Born : 06/24/1947 Peter Weller, actor (Robocop, 1st Born, Of Unknown Origin)
Born : 12/07/1947 Peter de Jong, Dutch actor (Maxi-Mini and Maxi)
Born : 02/14/1947 Pham Tuan, 1st Vietnamese space traveler (Soyuz 37)
Born : 06/19/1947 Phylicia Ayers-Allen Rashad, Houston, actress (Clair-Bill Cosby)
Born : 02/18/1947 Princess Maria Christina, [Marike], of Netherlands
Born : 08/23/1947 Rex Allen Jr, Chicago, country singer (Nashville on the Road)
Born : 12/28/1947 Richard Diamonde, rocker (Easybeats-Friday on My Mind)
Born : 10/29/1947 Richard Dreyfuss, Bkln NY, actor (Jaws, Nuts)
Born : 05/21/1947 Richard Hatch, Santa Monica Calif, actor (Battlestar Galactica)
Born : 06/29/1947 Richard Lewis, comedian/actor (Anything But Love) (or 6/6/49)
Born : 09/24/1947 Richard Northcott, producer
Born : 09/26/1947 Richard Roth, US, 400m swim medley (Olympic-gold-1964)
Born : 08/01/1947 Rick Anderson, rocker (Tubes)
Born : 08/01/1947 Rick Coonce, rocker (Grass Roots)
Born : 08/05/1947 Rick Derringer, rocker (I am the Real American (Hulk Hogan's theme)
Born : 12/28/1947 Robert Gilliot, father of Gerda Havertongs daughter Zulma
Born : 03/18/1947 Robert Harrison, rocker (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)
Born : 07/24/1947 Robert Hays, Bethesda Md, actor (Airplane!, Starman, Scandalous)
Born : 05/27/1947 Robert Reinacher Jr, horse trainer
Born : 04/30/1947 Robert Scott, (Rep-D-Virginia)
Born : 09/06/1947 Roger Waters, singer (Pink Floyd)
Born : 11/01/1947 Rolando Garbey, Oriente Cuba, light MW boxer (Olympic-silver-1968)
Born : 06/01/1947 Ron Wood, rock guitarist (Faces, Jeff Beck Group, Rolling Stones)
Born : 06/12/1947 Ronald J Freeman II, Elizabeth NJ, 4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1968)
Born : 01/20/1947 Ronald Townson, rock singer (5th Dimension-We Can Fly)
Born : 05/16/1947 Rosie Barnes, MP
Born : 02/24/1947 Rubert Holmes, Tenafly NJ, singer (PiĄa Colda song)
Born : 09/30/1947 Rula Lenska, St Neots England, actress (Friends from Europe are here)
Born : 09/16/1947 Russ Abbott, British TV comedian
Born : 02/15/1947 Rusty Hamer, Tenafly NJ, actor (Rusty-Make Room for Daddy)
Born : 03/15/1947 Ry Cooder, LA, blues guitarist (Crossroads)
Born : 08/06/1947 Sally Eaton, Ill, actress
Born : 07/28/1947 Sally Struther, Portland Oregon, actress (Gloria-All in the Family)
Born : 06/19/1947 Salman Rushdie, Pak, novelist (Midnight's Children, Satanic Verses)
Born : 09/14/1947 Sam Neill, actor (Enigma, Hunt for Red October)
Born : 02/26/1947 Sandi Shaw, [Sandra Goodrich], Essex, rocker (Girl Don't Come)
Born : 02/04/1947 Sanford Bishop, (Rep-D-Georgia)
Born : 04/23/1947 Saskia, [Trudy van den Berg], singer (S & Serge, Spinning Wheel)
Born : 08/11/1947 Sergey Kovalneko, USSR, basketball (Olympic-bronze-1968)
Born : 02/23/1947 Shakira Caine, Guyana, actress (Man Who be King)/Miss Guyana (1967)
Born : 05/26/1947 Sherry Bain, Calif, actress (Pipe Dreams)
Born : 12/17/1947 Simon Bates, English DJ
Born : 12/10/1947 Sinaida Woronin, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold/silver/2 bronze-1968)
Born : 05/28/1947 Sondra Locke, Shelbyville Tenn, actress (Heart Is a Lonely Hunter)
Born : 07/23/1947 Spencer Christian, weatherman (Good Morning America)
Born : 02/28/1947 Stephanie Beacham, England, (Devil's Widow, Schizo, Dallas, Colbys)
Born : 10/01/1947 Stephen Collins, Des Moines Iowa, actor (Star Trek I, Tattingers)
Born : 05/13/1947 Stephen R Donaldson, US, sci-fi author (Lord Foul's Bane)
Born : 09/21/1947 Stephen [Edwin] King, US, sci-fi author (Carrie, Shining, Kujo)
Born : 09/19/1947 Steve Bartlett, (Rep-R-TX, 1983- )
Born : 04/08/1947 Steve Howe, Yes, he plays guitar (Asia, Yes-Roundabout)
Born : 01/30/1947 Steve Marriott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Humble Pie-Eat It, Faces)
Born : 07/14/1947 Steve Stone, Cleveland Ohio, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball)
Born : 03/18/1947 Steven H Schiff, (Rep-R-New Mexico)
Born : 12/18/1947 Steven Spielberg, Cincinatti, director (ET, Close Encounters, Jaws)
Born : 09/19/1947 Tanith Lee, UK, sci-fi author (Don't Bite the Sun)
Born : 12/29/1947 Ted Danson, SD Calif, actor (Sam Malone-Cheers, 3 Men & a Baby)
Born : 01/05/1947 Ted Lange, Oakland Calif, actor (Isaac-Love Boat, Mr T & Tina)
Born : 10/27/1947 Terry Anderson, AP correspondent/US hostage held in Lebanon (1984-)
Born : 01/08/1947 Terry Sylvester, rocker (Hollies-You are the Air that I Breathe)
Born : 09/17/1947 Tessa Jowell, MP
Born : 04/08/1947 Thomas D Delay, (Rep-R-Texas, 1985- )
Born : 01/23/1947 Thomas R Carper, (Rep-D-DE, 1983- )
Born : 06/07/1947 Thurman Munson, baseball catcher/captain (NY Yankees)
Born : 12/31/1947 Tim Matheson, Calif, actor (Animal House, Fletch, Up the Creek)
Born : 01/17/1947 Todd Susman, St Louis Mo, actor (Goodnight Beantown)
Born : 10/28/1947 Tom Fitzsimmons, SF Calif, actor (Franklin-Paper Chase)
Born : 01/11/1949 Tom Netherton, Munich Germany, singer (Lawrence Welk Show)
Born : 03/10/1947 Tom Scholz, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)
Born : 03/27/1947 Tom Sullivan, blind actor (If You Could See What I Hear)
Born : 03/13/1947 Tomas Hinojosa, jockey
Born : 03/15/1947 Tomas Pettersson, Sweden, cyclist (Olympic-silver-1968)
Born : 04/29/1947 Tommy James, singer (cri-im-son & clo-o-ver o-o-ver & o-o-ver)
Born : 02/13/1947 Tony Butler, rock bassist (Big Country-It's a Big Country, Wonderland)
Born : 04/06/1947 Tony Cooner, drummer (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
Born : 12/07/1947 Vincent Baggetta, Paterson NJ, actor (Lou-Chicago Story)
Born : 12/16/1947 Vincent Matthews, US, 400m dash (Olympic-gold-1972)
Born : 01/01/1947 Vladimir G Titov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-8, T-9, T-10)
Born : 06/24/1947 Walter Willison, Monterrey Park Calif, actor (McDuff the Talking Dog)
Born : 01/24/1947 Warren Zevon, Chicago, rocker (Excitable Boy)
Born : 07/27/1947 Wayne Dowdy, (Rep-D-MS, 1981- )
Born : 07/21/1947 Wendell Burton, San Antonio Tx, actor (Lucas-New Dick Van Dyke Show)
Born : 04/19/1947 Wilf Stevenson, director (British Film Institute)
Born : 07/30/1947 William Atherton, Ct, actor (Real Genius, Ghostbusters, Class of 44)
Born : 11/15/1947 William B Richardson, (Rep-D-New Mexico)
Born : 03/14/1947 William Jefferson, (Rep-D-Louisiana)
Born : 08/23/1947 Willy Russell, author/playwright
Born : 08/25/1947 Wim J van Gelder, Dutch 2nd Chamber Member (PvdA)
Born : 09/14/1947 Wolfgang Schwartz, Austria, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1968)
Born : 04/15/1947 Wooly Wolstenholme, keyboardist/vocalist (Barclay James Harvest)
Born : 10/08/1947 Yelena Ivanovna Dobrokvashina, Russian cosmonaut
Born : 06/30/1947 Yuri Petrovich Sheffer, Russia, cosmonaut
Born : 07/24/1947 Zaheer Abbas, Pakistani cricketer

Died : 01/25/1947 Al Capone, Chicago gangster, of syphillis
Died : 12/01/1947 Aleister Crowley, at 74
Died : 06/20/1947 Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, gangster, shot dead in Beverly Hills Cal
Died : 04/18/1947 Benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25), at 51
Died : 04/12/1947 Christian DFL Leipoldt, South Africa physician/writer,
Died : 04/20/1947 Christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47),
Died : 08/19/1947 Earnest Laqueur, chemist/psychologist (sexual hormones),
Died : 11/30/1947 Earnest Lubitsch, actor/director (Anna Boleyn, Ninotchka),
Died : 05/11/1947 Else JT RangstrÝm, Swedish conductor/singer/composer/critic,
Died : 11/12/1947 Emmuska Orczy, British author (Scarlet Pimpernel),
Died : 08/21/1947 Ettore Bugatti, Italian/French car inventor,
Died : 10/08/1947 Felix Salten, [Siegmund Salzmann], Austria writer (Bambi), at 78
Died : 01/24/1947 Felix Timmermans, Flemish writer/painter (Gift from St Nicholas),
Died : 09/20/1947 Fiorello H La Guardia, (Mayor-R-NYC, 1933-45),
Died : 10/29/1947 Frances Cleveland Preston, former 1st lady (1885-89 93-97), at 83
Died : 12/31/1947 Franz X Ritter von Epp, German General (SW Africa),
Died : 01/30/1947 Frederick F Blackman, English botanist,
Died : 02/25/1947 Friedrich Paschen, German physicist,
Died : 04/01/1947 George II, king of Greece, at 56
Died : 01/26/1947 Grace Moore, US soprano/actress (1 Night of Life),
Died : 01/26/1947 Gustav Adolf, crown prince of Sweden, in air crash
Died : 12/30/1947 Han [Henricus A) van Meegeren, painter/art forger, at 58
Died : 04/08/1947 Henry Ford, US industrialist (Ford cars),
Died : 08/05/1947 Joannes D M Cornelissen, historian (Johann de White),
Died : 08/13/1947 Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist,
Died : 05/14/1947 John Ray Sinnock, US chief engraver (1925-47), at 59
Died : 12/12/1947 Júlio A Peixoto, Brazilian writer (Fruta do mato,
Died : 11/01/1947 Man O' War,
Died : 11/11/1947 Martin Dibelius, German theologist (That Drawer Jahwes), at 64
Died : 10/04/1947 Max KEL Planck, German physicist (constantly of P, Nobel 1918),
Died : 09/23/1947 Nikola Petkov, leader of Bulgaria Boer party, hanged
Died : 09/06/1947 Paul Guthnick, German astronomer, at 76
Died : 01/23/1947 Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator, at 79
Died : 07/17/1947 Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat in WW II (saved Jews), at 34
Died : 12/14/1947 Stanley Baldwin, English premier (1923, 24-29, 35-37),
Died : 10/13/1947 Sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter,
Died : 12/28/1947 Victor Emmanual III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia, at 78
Died : 06/29/1947 Willem H Fly, typographer/co-founder (SDAP),
Died : 11/20/1947 Wolfgang Borchert, German author/poet,




Special : 10/10/1947 "Allegro" opens at Majestic Theater on Broadway
Special : 01/28/1947 "Bay Psalm" book auctioned for a record $151,000
Special : 04/26/1947 "Bless the Bride" musical opens in London
Special : 05/07/1947 "Kraft Television Theater" premiers on NBC
Special : 10/13/1947 "Kukla, Fran & Ollie" premieres
Special : 11/20/1947 "Meet the Press" makes network TV debut on NBC
Special : 05/22/1947 "Truman Doctrine" goes into effect, aiding Turkey & Greece
Special : 10/27/1947 "You Bet Your Life", with Groucho Marx, premieres on ABC radio
Special : 04/16/1947 -17/4) Explosions & fire on French ship Grandcamp
Special : 02/03/1947 -81° F (-63° C), Snag Yukon (North American record)
Special : 07/22/1947 -8° F (-13° C), Charlotte Pass, NSW (Australian record)
Special : 11/16/1947 1,500 demonstraet in Brussels against mild sentence of nazis
Special : 06/22/1947 12" rain in 42 mins (Holt, MO)
Special : 03/20/1947 180-metric ton blue whale (record) caught in South Atlantic
Special : 12/27/1947 1st "Howdy Doody Show," (Puppet Playhouse), telecast on NBC
Special : 07/23/1947 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI
Special : 09/15/1947 1st 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested, Columbus, Oh
Special : 11/01/1947 1st Aloha Week Parade held in Hawaii
Special : 10/05/1947 1st Presidential address televised from White House-HS Truman
Special : 05/22/1947 1st US ballistic missile fired
Special : 08/26/1947 1st black baseball pitcher Don Bankhead (Hit a HR on 1st at bat)
Special : 02/03/1947 1st black reporter in Congressional press gallery (Percival Prattis)
Special : 08/22/1947 1st college team to beat an NFL team (All Stars-16, Bears-0)
Special : 01/22/1947 1st commercial TV station west of Mississippi opens, Hollywood CA
Special : 10/01/1947 1st helicopter air mail & express service, LA, Ca
Special : 02/21/1947 1st instant developing camera demonstrated in NYC, by E H Land
Special : 06/16/1947 1st network news-Dumont's "News from Washington"
Special : 06/15/1947 1st night game at Detroit Briggs Stadium (Tigers 4, Athletics 1)
Special : 06/13/1947 1st night game at Fenway Park (Red Sox 5, White Sox 3)
Special : 01/03/1947 1st opening session of Congress to be televised
Special : 11/20/1947 1st permanent TV installed on seagoing vessel (New Jersey)
Special : 06/19/1947 1st plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc Ca
Special : 07/20/1947 1st political action of Neth Army on Java & Sumatra
Special : 06/17/1947 1st round-the-world civil air service leaves NYC
Special : 10/09/1947 1st telephone conversation between a moving car & a plane
Special : 10/03/1947 1st telescope lens 200" (508 cm) in diameter completed
Special : 07/10/1947 200 die when train derails & fell into a river in Canton, China
Special : 11/19/1947 200" mirror arrives at Mt Palomar
Special : 10/30/1947 23 countries sign GATT agreement in Geneva
Special : 02/18/1947 24 die in a train crash in Gallitzin Pa
Special : 07/03/1947 252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC
Special : 06/27/1947 98°F (36.8°C) in De Bilt Netherlands
Special : 05/18/1947 A's catcher Warren Rosar catches his 147th game without an error
Special : 04/19/1947 AAU record for a 25' rope climb is set in 4.7 seconds
Special : 07/08/1947 AL beats NL 2-1 in 14th All Star Game (Wrigley Field, Chicago)
Special : 03/25/1947 Agreement of Linggadjati signed in Batavia
Special : 10/05/1947 Al Gionfriddo makes a great catch off Joe Dimaggio in world series
Special : 02/01/1947 Aleide de Gasperi forms Italian cabinet of christian-democrats
Special : 02/01/1947 Aleide the Gasperi forms Italian cabinet of christian-democrats/commun
Special : 04/09/1947 Atomic Energy Commission formed
Special : 05/11/1947 BF Goodrich manufactures 1st tubeless tire, Akron, Oh
Special : 06/12/1947 Babe Didrikson is 1st American to win Br Women's Amateur Golf Champ
Special : 04/27/1947 Babe Ruth Day celebrated at Yankee Stadium & through US
Special : 08/07/1947 Balsa raft Kon Tiki crashes into a Polynesian archipelago reef
Special : 04/09/1947 Baseball suspends Bkln Dodger Leo Durocher for 1 year
Special : 09/07/1947 Battles between hindus & muslims in New Delhi
Special : 03/12/1947 Belgian cabinet-Huysmans resigns
Special : 03/19/1947 Belgian cabinet-Spaak, forms
Special : 10/29/1947 Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherland form Benelux Union
Special : 01/01/1947 Benelux agress to work related issues
Special : 02/17/1947 Bishops begin fast against "godless communism"
Special : 02/05/1947 Bolewet Beirut becomes president of Poland
Special : 04/30/1947 Boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover
Special : 10/11/1947 Brazil & Chile break diplomatic relations with USSR
Special : 07/01/1947 Brit Dominion Affairs office becomes Commonwealth Relations office
Special : 01/01/1947 Britain nationalizes its coal industry
Special : 02/07/1947 Britain proposes partitioning Palestine between Arabs & Jews
Special : 07/09/1947 Britain's Princess Elizabeth & Lt Philip Mountbatten's engagement
Special : 11/20/1947 Britain's Princess Elizabeth, marries Duke Philip Mountbatten
Special : 09/08/1947 British govt sails "Exodus" with fugitives from Nazis
Special : 12/26/1947 British transfer Heard & McDonald Is (Indian Ocean) to Australia
Special : 06/03/1947 British viceroy of India lord Mountbatten visits Pakistan
Special : 10/22/1947 C A Wirtanen discovers asteroid #1600 Vyssotsky
Special : 07/14/1947 C A Wirtanen discovers asteroid #1747 Wright
Special : 02/20/1947 Chemical mixing error causes explosion that destroys 42ř blocks in LA
Special : 12/28/1947 Chic Cards beat Phila Eagles 28-21 in NFL championship game
Special : 10/14/1947 Chuck Yeager in Bell XS-1 makes 1st supersonic flight (Mach 1.015)
Special : 06/18/1947 Cincinatti Red Ewell Blackwell no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0
Special : 12/14/1947 Cleve Browns beat NY Yankees 14-3 in AAFC championship game
Special : 07/10/1947 Cleveland Indian Don Black no-hits Phila A's, 3-0
Special : 07/03/1947 Cleveland Indians purchase Larry Dolby, the 1st black in AL
Special : 05/25/1947 Coal dust explosion rocks Centralia Coal Co's Mine #5 killing 111
Special : 03/25/1947 Coal mine explosion in Centralia, Ill, claims 111 lives
Special : 05/31/1947 Communists grab power in Hungary
Special : 08/29/1947 Constantine Tsaldaris follows Maximos as Greece premier
Special : 03/16/1947 Convair Liner, 1st US twin-engine pressurized airplane, tested
Special : 11/30/1947 Day after UN decree for Israel, Jewish settlements attacked
Special : 02/12/1947 Daytime fireball & meteorite fall seen in eastern Siberia
Special : 10/19/1947 De Gaulles RPF wins French municipal elections
Special : 07/08/1947 Demolition begins in NYC for UN HQ in NYC
Special : 07/26/1947 Department of Defense established
Special : 01/18/1947 Detroit Tigers sell Hank Greenberg to the Pirates
Special : 10/21/1947 Dutch Dakota explodes near Coopenhagen, 16 die
Special : 09/07/1947 E L Johnson discovers asteroid #1585 Union
Special : 06/17/1947 Earnest Reuter becomes mayor of Berlin
Special : 05/31/1947 Eastern DC-4 crashes between Ft Deposit & Perryville Md, kills 53
Special : 09/18/1947 Establishment USAF (United States Air Force)
Special : 06/24/1947 Flying saucers sighted over Mount Rainier by pilot Ken Arnold
Special : 11/23/1947 French cabinet of Schumann, forms
Special : 04/19/1947 French ship explodes off Texas, kills 700
Special : 11/25/1947 Future Queen Elizabeth marries Prince Philip in Westminster Abbey
Special : 07/29/1947 Gas leak explodes in a beauty parlor, 10 women die in Harrisonburg Va
Special : 01/08/1947 Gen George Marshall becomes Sect of State
Special : 05/07/1947 General MacArthur approves Japanese constitution
Special : 03/19/1947 Generalissimo Chang Kai-Shek conquers Jenan
Special : 12/12/1947 H L Giclas discovers asteroid #2201 Oljato
Special : 10/20/1947 HUAC opens hearings into alleged Communist influence in Hollywood
Special : 09/26/1947 Happy Chandler announces Ford & Gillette to sponsor World Series
Special : 12/05/1947 Heavyweight Joe Louis KOs Joe Walcott
Special : 06/25/1947 Heavyweight Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello
Special : 03/25/1947 Holy Cross wins NCAA basketball championship
Special : 06/04/1947 House of Reps approves Taft-Hartley act
Special : 11/02/1947 Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" flies for 1st (& last) time
Special : 08/31/1947 Hungarian communist party wins election
Special : 06/02/1947 Hungarian premier Ferenc Nagy resigns
Special : 08/15/1947 India declares independence from UK, Islamic part becomes Pakistan
Special : 08/14/1947 India granted independence within British Commonwealth
Special : 07/21/1947 Indonesia begins 1st political election
Special : 03/01/1947 Intl Monetary Fund began operations
Special : 05/31/1947 Italian cabinet of Gasperi forms
Special : 12/22/1947 Italian constituent assembly adopts new constitution
Special : 02/10/1947 Italy cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia
Special : 07/28/1947 Iuliu Maniu's Boer party becomes forbidden in Romania
Special : 07/04/1947 Jack Kramer wins Wimbledon
Special : 04/10/1947 Jackie Robinson became 1st black in major league baseball
Special : 04/11/1947 Jackie Robinson becomes 1st black in modern major-league baseball
Special : 04/17/1947 Jackie Robinson bunts for his 1st major league hit
Special : 04/15/1947 Jackie Robinson goes hitless in his major league debut
Special : 09/17/1947 James Forrestal sworn in as 1st US secretary of defense
Special : 05/03/1947 Japan forms a constitutional democracy
Special : 06/24/1947 Jim Ferrier wins PGA golf tournament
Special : 04/06/1947 Jimmy Demaret wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament
Special : 11/27/1947 Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote
Special : 09/16/1947 John Cobb sets world auto speed record at 394.2 MPH
Special : 11/24/1947 John Steinbeck's novel "Pearl" published
Special : 12/02/1947 Johnny Lujack, Notre Dame quarterback wins Heisman Trophy
Special : 01/26/1947 KLM Dakota crashes in Copenhagen, 22 die
Special : 11/12/1947 KPO-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KNBC (now KNBR)
Special : 02/08/1947 KSD (now KSDK) TV channel 5 in St Louis, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting
Special : 01/22/1947 KTLA TV channel 5 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
Special : 04/10/1947 King Frederik IX of Denmark crowned
Special : 07/18/1947 King George VI signs Indian Independence Bill
Special : 12/30/1947 King Michael of Romania, forced by communists abdicates his throne
Special : 05/11/1947 Laos accepts constitution for parliamentary democracy
Special : 04/04/1947 Largest group of sunspots on record
Special : 04/08/1947 Largest recorded sunspot (7,000) observed
Special : 07/05/1947 Larry Doby signs with Cleveland Indians-1st black player in AL
Special : 04/16/1947 Lens to provide zoom effects demonstrated (NYC)
Special : 06/15/1947 Lew Worsham wins US Open golf tournament
Special : 02/20/1947 Lord Mountbatten appointed as last viceroy of India
Special : 10/26/1947 Maharajah of Jammu & Kashmir accedes to India
Special : 01/02/1947 Mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengali
Special : 12/13/1947 Maine Turnpike opens to traffic
Special : 07/05/1947 Margaret Osborne wins Wimbledon
Special : 08/25/1947 Marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 kph
Special : 04/16/1947 Massive explosion & fire kills 522 in Texas City, Tx
Special : 08/14/1947 Mildred Babe Didrikson Zaharias gives up amateur status for $300,000
Special : 07/02/1947 Military coup discovered in France
Special : 05/05/1947 Mississippi Valley flooding kills 16 & causes $850M in damage
Special : 01/17/1947 Muiden Ammunition factory explodes, 16 die
Special : 10/23/1947 NAACP petition on racism, "An Appeal to the World" presented to UN
Special : 01/24/1947 NFL adds 5th official (back judge) & allows sudden death in playoffs
Special : 10/13/1947 NHL All Star Game - All Stars beat Toronto Maple Leafs
Special : 10/01/1947 NHL Pension Society founded
Special : 09/01/1947 NY Giants 183-185 HR of year breaks Yankee mark of 182 in 1936
Special : 10/06/1947 NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 3, in 44th World Series
Special : 12/17/1947 NY struck by a blizzard, resulting with 27" of snow
Special : 07/26/1947 National Security Act establishes CIA
Special : 08/18/1947 Naval torpedo & mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain killing 300
Special : 02/10/1947 Netherlands Radio Union forms
Special : 11/25/1947 New Zealand acedes to Statute of Westminster, becomes a dominion
Special : 06/01/1947 OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands
Special : 04/15/1947 Operations begin at Radio Netherland World radio
Special : 05/23/1947 PC Hooft prize established for literature
Special : 12/11/1947 Pacific Coast League application for major league status rejected
Special : 08/15/1947 Pakistan (formerly West Pakistan) declares independence from UK
Special : 08/14/1947 Pakistan gains independence from Britain
Special : 05/07/1947 Paraguayian govt unleashes contra revolt
Special : 02/27/1947 Paul-Emile Victor French polar expeditions organized
Special : 09/03/1947 Phila A's Bill McCahan no-hits Wash Senators, 3-0
Special : 04/22/1947 Philadelphia beats Chicago, 4 games to 2, for 1st NBA championship
Special : 09/12/1947 Pirate Ralph Kiner hits his record 8th HR in 4 games
Special : 06/16/1947 Pravda denounces Marshall Plan
Special : 03/12/1947 Pres Truman introduces Truman-doctrine to fight communism
Special : 06/20/1947 Pres Truman vetoes Taft-Hartley Act
Special : 08/23/1947 Pres Truman's daughter, Margaret's 1st public singing concert
Special : 02/10/1947 Province of Petsamo returned to Soviet Union by Finland
Special : 05/05/1947 Pulitzer prize awarded to Robert Penn Warren (All the King's Men)
Special : 05/01/1947 Radar for coml & private planes 1st demonstrated
Special : 08/16/1947 Ralph Kiner becomes 1st Pirate to hit 3 consecutive HRs
Special : 02/12/1947 Record 100.5-kg sailfish caught, C W Stewart, Galapagos Islands
Special : 10/02/1947 Revised International Telecommunication Convention adopted
Special : 12/30/1947 Romanian republic proclaimed
Special : 06/05/1947 Sec of State George C Marshall outlines "Marshall Plan"
Special : 10/24/1947 Series of forest fires $30 million of timber (New England States)
Special : 01/18/1947 Small river steamer sank on Yangtze River, kills 400
Special : 07/03/1947 Soviet Union doesn't partake in Marshall Plan
Special : 07/09/1947 Spain votes for Franco monarchy
Special : 12/25/1947 Taiwan passes Human Rights laws (Day of Earth Law)
Special : 12/03/1947 Tennessee Williams play "A Streetcar Named Desire," opens
Special : 04/28/1947 Thor Heyerdahl & "Kon-Tiki" sail from Peru to Polynesia
Special : 07/18/1947 Tigers shut out Yanks 2-0, end 19 game win streak
Special : 04/19/1947 Tor Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup
Special : 04/09/1947 Tornadoes striking West Texas & Oklahoma kill 169, injuring 1,300
Special : 01/08/1947 Toronto Maple Leaf rookie Howie Meeker scores 5 goals in a game
Special : 10/29/1947 Trial of art forger Han of Meegeren begins in Amsterdam
Special : 06/23/1947 Truman's veto of Taft-Hartley Act overridden by congress
Special : 08/20/1947 Turner Caldwell in D-558-I sets aircraft speed record, 1131 kph
Special : 11/29/1947 UN Gen Assembly partitions Palestine between Arabs & Jews
Special : 11/20/1947 UN General assembly begins debate on printing their own stamps
Special : 11/01/1947 UN trusteeship for Nauru granted to Australia, NZ & UK
Special : 04/04/1947 UN's International Civil Aviation Organization established
Special : 07/25/1947 US Air Force, Navy & War Dept form US Dept of Defense
Special : 07/25/1947 US Deptartment of Army created
Special : 07/18/1947 US begins administerating Trust Territory of Pacific Islands
Special : 10/01/1947 US control of Haitian customs & governmental revenue ends
Special : 12/10/1947 USSR & Czechoslovakia sign trade agreement
Special : 12/04/1947 USSR joins Intl Amateur Athletic Union
Special : 12/12/1947 United Mine Workers union withdrew from AFL
Special : 05/01/1947 Vice Adm Roscoe Hillenkoeter becomes 1st director of CIA
Special : 01/16/1947 Vincent Aurial elected president of France
Special : 02/17/1947 Voice of America begins broadcasting to USSR
Special : 12/17/1947 WEWS TV channel 5 in Cleveland, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
Special : 10/03/1947 WMAL (now WJLA) TV channel 7 in Washington, DC (ABC) begins
Special : 10/27/1947 WMAR TV channel 2 in Baltimore, MD (NBC) begins broadcasting
Special : 09/13/1947 WPVI TV channel 6 in Philadelphia, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting
Special : 06/27/1947 WRC TV channel 4 in Washington, DC (NBC) begins broadcasting
Special : 12/--/1947 WTMJ TV channel 4 in Milwaukee, WI (NBC) begins broadcasting
Special : 01/01/1947 WTTG TV channel 5 in Washington, DC (MET) begins broadcasting
Special : 06/11/1947 WW II sugar rationing finally ends
Special : 03/04/1947 WWJ (now WDIV) TV channel 4 in Detroit, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
Special : 11/23/1947 Wash Redskin Sammy Baugh passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chi Cards (45-21)
Special : 01/03/1947 William Dawson becomes 1st black to head congressional committee
Special : 03/06/1947 XB-45, 1st US 4-engine jet bomber, makes 1st test flight, Muroc, CA
Special : 09/30/1947 Yanks beat Dodgers 5-3-largest WS crowd 73,365-1st WS televised
Special : 06/29/1947 Yanks beat Senators 3-1 starting a 19 game win streak
Special : 09/15/1947 Yanks clinch pennant #15
Special : 09/03/1947 Yanks get 18 singles to beat Red Soxs 11-2
Special : 10/02/1947 Yogi Berra becomes 1st to pinch hit a world series homer
Special : 07/27/1947 Yogi Berri starts record 148 game errorless streak
Special : 01/30/1947 4°F highest temperature for this date in NYC
Special : 01/30/1947 63°F lowest temperature for this date in NYC
Special : 04/06/1947 79°F highest temperature for this date in NYC

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