Sunday June 15, 1947: on this day

About June 15th, 1947, in brief:

  • Historical events: 47th US Golf Open: Lew Worsham shoots a 282 at St. Louis Country Club - Missouri
  • Day of the week: June 15th, 1947 was a Sunday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Pig (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Ice Cube, Courteney Cox
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: Temptation (Tim-Tayshun) by Red Ingle & The Natural Seven & Jo Stafford
  • Popular movie: Ivy directed by Sam Wood

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What day of the week was June 15, 1947?

June 15, 1947 was a Sunday and it was the 166th day of the year 1947 in the Gregorian calendar.

June 15, 1947 can also be written as 6/15/1947 in the US and as 15/6/1947 in UK and Europe.

June 15, 1947 in June 1947 calendar


June 15, 1947: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on June 15, 1947:

  • 47th us golf open: lew worsham shoots a 282 at st. louis country club - missouri
  • The portuguese government orders 11 military officers and 19 university professors who were accused of revolutionary activity to resign.
  • Seaman harold dahl claims to have seen six ufos near maury island in puget sound, washington. on the next morning, dahl reports the first modern so-called ampquotmen in blackampquot encounter.
  • The canadian parliament votes unanimously to pass several laws regarding displaced foreign refugees.

June 15, 1947: What were the magazines covers that day?

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June 15, 1947: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for June 15th is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini marry.

Babies born in June are either Gemini or Cancer. People born before June 20th are Gemini, while people born from June 21st have the sign of Cancer.

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June 15, 1947: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for June 15, 1947 is Pig and the associated element is Fire.

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June 15, 1947: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on June 15, 1947 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on June 15, 1947 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on June 15, 1947 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 5% full, rising at 02:59 am and setting at 06:08 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jun 03, 1947 while the next full moon would come on Jul 03, 1947.

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Who was born on June 15, 1947?

Famous people born on June 15, 1947:

  • Lee Purcell
    Lee Purcell

    Cherry point, north carolina -- actor (big wednesday, mr majestyk).

  • Yasuo Kobayashi

    Yasuo Kobayashi is a Japanese astronomer who has made significant contributions to the study of exoplanets.

  • Stelios Papathemelis

    Greek politician who served as a member of the Hellenic Parliament and as Minister of Public Order.

  • Elliot Moss

    Elliot Moss is a computer scientist known for his work on programming languages and software engineering.

  • Arty Finkelstein

    Arty Finkelstein is an American political consultant who has worked for various Republican candidates and organizations.

  • Anacleto Angelini Fabbri

    An Italian-Argentine businessman and the current chairman of the Angelini Group.

  • Alain Aspect

    Renowned for his experiments confirming the phenomenon of quantum entanglement.

  • Kazue Mizushima

    Kazue Mizushima is a Japanese biochemist who has made significant contributions to the understanding of protein structure and function.

  • Kishore Chandra Deo

    Indian politician known for his work in tribal welfare and environmental conservation.

  • Kioko Matsumoto

    Kioko Matsumoto is a renowned Japanese artist known for his unique style blending traditional and modern techniques.

  • John Hoagland

    American journalist and photographer (d. 1984).

  • Paul Patterson


  • Carolyn Chute


  • John Brisker
  • Tim Hunter
  • Dava Sobel
  • Julian Spalding
  • Luciano Cecchinel
  • Beniamino Pizziol

Whose famous birthday is on June 15th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on June 15th:

  • Ice Cube
    Ice Cube

    Ice cube is an american rapper, actor, and filmmaker known for his influential role in the rap group n.w.

  • Courteney Cox
    Courteney Cox

    Courteney cox is an american actress best known for her role as monica geller on the popular tv show friends.

  • Neil Patrick Harris
    Neil Patrick Harris

    Neil patrick harris is an american actor, comedian, and magician, best known for his roles in how i met your mother and doogie howser, m.d.

  • Johnny Hallyday
    Johnny Hallyday

    French singer, the french elvis.

  • Helen Hunt
    Helen Hunt

    American actress best known for her role in the tv series "mad about you" (1992-1999).

  • Guy Bedos
    Guy Bedos

    He is a comedian and actor from france.

  • Demis Roussos
    Demis Roussos

    After being a member and performing artist of aphrodite's child (prog rock band that also included vangelis), he had a string international...

  • James Belushi
    James Belushi

    James belushi is an american actor known for his roles in movies suchjson as 'about last night.

  • Leah Remini
    Leah Remini

    Leah remini is an american actress known for her role in the tv show 'the king of queens' and for her activism against the church of...

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How old is someone born on June 15, 1947?

Someone born on June 15, 1947 is:

76 years 11 months old,

or 923 months and 9 days old,

or 4014 weeks and 5 days old,

or 28103 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on June 15, 1947?

There are 22 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday June 15th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on June 15, 1947?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on June 15, 1947.


June 15, 1947: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on June 15th?

Famous deaths on June 15th:

  • Casey Kasem
    Casey Kasem

    American "musical countdown king radio disk jockey" who created and hosted "america's top 40" from 1988 to 1988.

  • Glenda Jackson
    Glenda Jackson

    British actress, internationally recognized, who won the ny film classics award for 1971, an emmy in 1972 for "queen elizabeth", and oscars...

  • Jacques Bergerac
    Jacques Bergerac

    France -- actor (gigi, les girls, thunder in sun).

  • Hume Cronyn
    Hume Cronyn

    Canadian-american actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2003).

  • Steve Cochran
    Steve Cochran

    American actor.

  • Victor French
    Victor French

    American actor and director (highway to heaven), has died at 54 from cancer (b. 1934).

  • Janit Singh

    Esteemed scientist known for groundbreaking research in the field of biotechnology.

  • Yolandra Lopez

    Renowned painter known for her vibrant and expressive artworks.

  • Juwana Brown

    Bestselling author known for her impactful literary works.

  • Delorese Hawkins

    Bestselling novelist whose gripping stories captivated readers worldwide.

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June 15, 1947: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on June 15, 1947:

  • Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
  • Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
  • Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
  • Malawi's Freedom Day
  • Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
  • Flag Day in Denmark
  • Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta

Observances on June 15, 1947:

  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Saints celebrated on June 15, 1947:

  • Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
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June 15, 1947: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on June 15, 1947 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week June 9th and June 15th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

June 15, 1947: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on June 15, 1947 was Temptation (Tim-Tayshun) by Red Ingle & The Natural Seven & Jo Stafford, according to the music chart for the week June 9th and June 15th.

June 15, 1947: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on June 15, 1947 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week June 9th and June 15th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Temptation (Tim-Tayshun)

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June 15, 1947: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on June 15, 1947 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:


Release year: 1947

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Joan Fontaine, Patric Knowles, Herbert Marshall, Richard Ney


Release year: 1947

Directed by: Basil Wrangell

Starring: Sheila Ryan, Edward Norris, Chill Wills, Kenneth Farrell

Pioneer Justice

Release year: 1947

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Jennifer Holt, William Fawcett


Release year: 1947

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: David Farrar, Glynis Johns, Mai Zetterling, Flora Robson

Living in a Big Way

Release year: 1947

Directed by: Gregory La Cava

Starring: Gene Kelly, Marie McDonald, Charles Winninger, Phyllis Thaxter

June 15, 1947: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on June 15, 1947 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

The Wife Saver

The Wife Saver

Release year: 1947

Starring: Allen Prescott

Country: United States of America

In the Kelvinator Kitchen

In the Kelvinator Kitchen

Release year: 1947

Starring: Ray Forrest, Alma Kitchell

Country: United States of America

Birthday Party

Birthday Party

Release year: 1947

Starring: Ted Brown, Aunt Grace, Bill Slater

Country: United States of America

Café Continental

Café Continental

Release year: 1947

Written by:

Starring: Claude Frederic

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Who was the US President on June 15, 1947?

On June 15, 1947 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 15, 1947?

On June 15, 1947 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on June 15, 1947?

On June 15, 1947 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about June 15th?

June 15th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 15th day of the month of June. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on June 15th, such as:

  • 2019 - Yemeni crisis (2011-present: yemeni-based houthi forces launch drone strikes against jizan regional airport in yemen and abha international airport, saudi arabia. a spokesperson for the saudi arabian-led coalition claims that a houthi drone was shot down in close proximity to abha, saudi arabia.
  • 2018 - War in north-west pakistan: on june 13, the afghan ministry of defense reported that mullah fazlullah (emir of pakistani taliban) was killed in kunar by a drone strike.
  • 2016 - Syrian civil war: at least 34 people were killed in airstrikes by the syrian government on rebel-held areas of aleppo.

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What happened in 1947?

1947 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Dizzy Gillespie presented his 1st Carnegie Hall concert in New York
  • Former Yank manager Joe McCarthy signs to manage Red Sox
  • Record World Series crowd of 73,365 at Yankee Stadium

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What was the calendar for June 1947?

June 1947 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with June being the 6th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how June 1947 calendar looked like.

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