Birthdays in History in August 1947

  • Aug 1 Dennis Zine, Los Angeles City Councilman
  • Aug 2 Rose Tremain, novelist/playwright
  • Aug 7 Ann Beattie, American novelist and short story writer (Chilly Scenes of Winter), born in Washington D.C.
  • Aug 7 Mosibudi Mangena, South African black leader (On Your Own)
  • Aug 11 Georgios Karatzaferis, Greek politician
  • Aug 13 Margareta Winberg, Swedish politician
  • Aug 14 Danielle Steel, author (Rememberance, Zoya, Star, Daddy), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 15 Brian Hulls, British TV news cameraman
  • Aug 15 Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter Jr, Macon Ga, USN/astro (STS 33)
  • Aug 16 Carol Moseley-Braun, (Sen-D Illinois)
  • Aug 16 John Howard, (US), speed record (152.284 mph at Bonneville Flats, UT)
  • Aug 22 Bud Cramer, (Rep-D-Alabama)
  • Aug 23 Willy Russell, author/playwright (Shirley Valentine, Educating Rita)
  • Aug 24 Paulo Coelho, Brazilian author
  • Aug 24 Vladimir Masorin, Russian admiral
  • Aug 25 Wim J van Gelder, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Aug 27 Jacques Arnold, MP (Conservative)
  • Aug 28 Shoto Tanemura, Japanese martial artist
  • Aug 29 Temple Grandin, American animal welfare and autism expert
  • Aug 30 Allan Rock, Canadian politician and diplomat
  • Aug 31 Luca di Montezemolo, Italian businessman
  • Aug 31 Yumiko ƌshima, Japanese manga artist