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In the year 1947

1,493 Notable birthdays

David Bowie

English singer-songwriter and actor.

Born January 8th, 1947 in Brixton. [ref]

Died January 10th, 2016 at 69 years old in Manhattan (liver cancer). [ref]

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Austrian-american actor, bodybuilder, and politician (born 1947).

Born July 30th, 1947 (age 76 years) in Thal. [ref]

O. J. Simpson

American football player and felon (born 1947).

Born July 9th, 1947 (age 76 years) in San Francisco.

Elton John

English singer and pianist.

Born March 25th, 1947 (age 76 years) in Pinner.

Hillary Clinton

American politician and first lady of the united states (1993-2001).

Born October 26th, 1947 (age 76 years) in Edgewater Hospital. [ref]

Stephen King

American writer (born 1947).

Born September 21st, 1947 (age 76 years) in Portland.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

American basketball player (born 1947).

Born April 16th, 1947 (age 76 years) in New York City. [ref]

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

Second wife of charles, prince of wales.

Born July 17th, 1947 (age 76 years) in King's College Hospital.

Brian May

English musician and astrophysicist.

Born July 19th, 1947 (age 76 years) in Hampton. [ref]

Meat Loaf

American singer and actor (1947–2022).

Born September 27th, 1947 in Dallas.

Died January 20th, 2022 at 74 years old in Nashville. [ref]

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