On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Annie Haslam, English singer-songwriter (Renaissance) and painter, born in Bolton
  • Eric F. Wieschaus, American biologist (Nobel 1995), born in South Bend, Indiana
  • Joan La Barbara, American vocalist and composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Julie Driscoll, English rocker and actress (33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee), born in London
  • Mick Box, English rock guitarist (Uriah Heep), born in Walthamstow, East London

Famous Deaths

  • Tom O'Brien, American actor (Flying Fool), dies at 56