Sunday 10 August 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 10, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ian Anderson (musician) and Anwar Ibrahim.
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 10 August 1947
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1947 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Ian Anderson (musician)
- Anwar Ibrahim: Anwar Ibrahim is a Malaysian politician.
- Terrell Adsit
- Bonnie Raine: American nun and college professor.
- Amanda McBroom: Musician.
- Alan Ward: English cricketer.
- Ian Anderson: Scottish musician, the flamboyant lead singer and moving spirit with the group Jethro Tull, playing rock'n'roll flute.
- Drupi : Italian pop-rock singer, best known for the songs "Vado via", "Piccola e fragile", "Sereno è" and "Due".
- John Spencer: English rugby player and manager.