Sunday 12 October 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Nightmare Alley, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Alanna McDonagh: Canadian astrologer, writer.
- Chris Wallace: TV Show Host.
- George Lam: Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor.
- Randy West: American porn actor and producer.
- Marie Pappalardo: American fatality, a passenger aboard United Flight 175 when it crashed into the World Trade Center on 9/11/2001.
- Chris Wallace in Chicago: Illinois, USA; newscaster (NBC Weekend News).
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