What Happened on June 8, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Annie Haslam, British art-rock singer-songwriter (Renaissance - "Carpet Of The Sun"; "Mother Russia") 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
  • Sara Paretsky, American crime writer (V. I. Warshawski novels), born in Ames, Iowa
Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

  • Tom O'Brien, American actor (Flying Fool), dies at 56
1947 Highlights

About June 8, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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