Tuesday 15 July 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 15, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Roky Erickson and Michel Diefenbacher.
Deep Valley, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Seaside Concert Parties.
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What the sky looked like on 15 July 1947
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Which were the important events of 15 July 1947 ?
- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
- Roky Erickson: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The 13th Floor Elevators).
- Michel Diefenbacher: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France.
- Peter Hamel: German composer.
- Peter Banks: English guitarist and songwriter (Yes The Syn and Flash) (d. 2013).
- Lydia Davis: American author translator and academic.
- Pridiyathorn Devakula: Thai economist and politician Thai Minister of Finance.