Wednesday 16 July 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 16, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mayana Zatz and Lydia Davis.
Deep Valley, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Seaside Concert Parties.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 July 1947
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1947 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Mayana Zatz
- Lydia Davis: Writer.
- O[renthal] J[ames] Simpson: San Francisco, California -- NFL Running Back (Buffalo Bills) / actor.
- Roelof P Meyer: South African under Minister of Law & Order etc.
- Roky Erickson: Musician.
- Don Burke: Australian television host and producer.
- Alexis Herman: American businesswoman and politician 23rd United States Secretary of Labor.
- Assata Shakur: American-Cuban criminal and activist.
- Tom Boggs: Rock drummer (Box Tops).
- Raoul Wallenberg: Swedish humanitarian (exact date of death uncertain) (Born 1912).
- Bobo Newsom wins 200th game, 1st as a Yankee andYanks 18th straight In nightcap Vic Rashi extends streak to 19