Saturday 9 August 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include JJ Lionel and Roy Hodgson.
Life with Father, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while Gentleman's Agreement by Laura Z. Hobson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Play the Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 August 1947 ?
- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
- St. Edith Stein
- Singapore: National Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney
- JJ Lionel: Jean-Jacques Blairon (born 9 August 1947) is a Belgian musician active in the 1980s under the name J. J. Lionel.
- Roy Hodgson: English footballer and manager.
- Barbara Mason: American singer-songwriter.
- John Varley: American author.
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