Thursday 24 July 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 24, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Minou Drouet and Jacques Fouroux.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, directed by Norman Z. McLeod, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Play the Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 July 1947
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 24 July 1947!
Which were the important events of 24 July 1947 ?
- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- Minou Drouet
- Jacques Fouroux: French rugby union player and coach who captained France when they won the Grand Slam in 1977, and was the manager when the side repeated the feat in 1981 and 1987.
- Christian Demuynck
- Peter Serkin: American piano prodigy who made his concert debut on 11/29/1959 at the age of 12.
- Alexandra Hay
- Neil McIntosh: CEO (VSO, Center for British Teaching).
- Robert Hays in Bethesda: Maryland, USA; actor (Airplane!, Starman, Scandalous).
- Peter Serkin in New York City: New York, USA; pianist (Tashi).
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.: Critic.
- Zaheer Abbas: Pakistani cricketer and manager.
- Geoff McQueen: English screenwriter and producer (d. 1994).
- Barbara Hale: American noted acting family, the daughter of Bill Williams and Barbara Hale, and sister of Bill Katt.
- Gardner Dozois: Author.
- Geoffrey McQueen: TV writer.
- M Jacques Fouroux: Rugby player.
- Michael Coveney: Drama critic.
- Ernest Austin: Composer, dies at 72.