On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Bouchard, American musician, singer and songwriter (Blue Öyster Cult - "Don't Fear The Reaper"), born in Watertown, New York
  • Cynthia Plaster Caster [Cynthia Albritton], American artist who made plaster casts of celebrity penises and breasts, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Luke Rittner, British art administrator (Arts Council), born in Bath, Somerset, England
  • Martin Winterkorn, German automotive executive, born in Leonberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Mike Reid, American country singer ("Walk On Faith"), born in Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • Robert "Waddy" Wachtel, American session guitarist, composer and record producer (Warren Zevon; Stevie Nicks; James Taylor; Linda Ronstadt; Jackson Browne), born in NYC, New York
1947 Highlights

About May 24, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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