Friday 16 May 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Janette Tough and Bill Smitrovich.
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching In the Kelvinator Kitchen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 May 1947
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1947 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Janette Tough: Scottish entertainer who has a stage act called "The Krankies," in which she plays with her husband Ian.
- Bill Smitrovich: Actor (Crime Story, Miami Vice).
- Bob Edwards: American newscaster.
- Enzo Acampora: Italian financial astrologer and author.
- Charles Stiehr: American ecclesiastic, the grandson of a preacher who grew up to become a successful accountant.
- Claude Picasso: Photographer.
- Darrell Sweet: English-Scottish drummer (Nazareth) (d. 1999).
- Roch Thériault: Canadian religious leader (d. 2011).
- Barbara Lee: American singer (The Chiffons) (d. 1992).
- Rosie Barnes: British Member of Parliament.