What Happened on June 20, 1947

Historical Events

  • US President Harry Truman vetoes Taft-Hartley Act

Famous Birthdays

  • Candace "Candy" Clark, American actress (Man Who Fell to Earth, Q, American Graffiti), born in Norman, Oklahoma
  • David French, British director (Deep Sleep, Bingo)
  • Dolores Brooks, American singer (The Crystals - "Then He Kissed Me"; "Da Doo Ron Ron"), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Ivo Milazzo, Italian comic book artist
  • Josef Clemens, German bishop and Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

Bugsy SiegelBugsy Siegel (1906-1947)

American gangster who created casinos in Las Vegas, shot dead in Beverly Hills at 41

1947 Highlights

About June 20, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini