Sunday 8 June 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joan La Barbara and Mick Box.
Great Expectations, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Wife Saver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Joan La Barbara: Composer.
- Mick Box: Rock guitarist (Uriah Heep).
- Eric F Wieschaus: American biologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
- Annie Haslam: British rock singer, most famous for her work with the band Renaissance, who won commercial success and a loyal following for albums Prologue (1972), Ashes Are Burning (1973), Turn of the Cards (1974), Scherazade and Other Stories (1975) and Novella (1977).
- Julie Driscoll: Rocker / actress (33 1 / 3 Revolutions Per Monkee).
- Sara Paretsky: American author
- Eric Wieschaus: American biologist geneticist and academic Nobel Prize laureate
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