Saturday 9 August 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 9, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Roy Hodgson and JJ Lionel.
Mother Wore Tights, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Saturday Night at the Palace.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 9 August 1947
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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
- Roy Hodgson: English footballer and manager.
- JJ Lionel: Jean-Jacques Blairon (born 9 August 1947) is a Belgian musician active in the 1980s under the name J. J. Lionel.
- Larry Wilcox: Actor.
- Barbara Mason: American singer-songwriter.
- John Varley: American author.