Wednesday 12 November 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Out of the Past, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Patrice Leconte: French film director, comic strip writer and screenwriter, best known for his movies "Les Bronzés" (1,2, and 3), "The Hairdesser's Husband", "Monsieur Hire", "Ridicule", and "The Suicide Shop" (2012).
- Donald Roeser: Rock guitarist / vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult).
- J C Crowley: Rocker.
- Ron Bryant: American baseball player.
- Buck Dharma (born Donald Roeser): American vocalist and guitarist (Blue Oyster Cult).
- Buck Dharma: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult)
- Bruce Downey: American CEO of Barr Laboratories, a generic drugmaker and former lawyer who has challenged some of the biggest pharmaceutical companies, winning the rights to produce cheaper brands. Where he sees himself as the champion of the consumer, his critics note that in the process, he is making millions for his own company.
- Emmuska Orczy: British Author (Scarlet Pimpernel), dies at 82.
- KPO-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KNBC (now KNBR)
- Schilderijenvervalser Han of Meegeren to 1 years jail sentenced
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