Monday 17 March 1947, St. Patrick's Day
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Egg and I, directed by Chester Erskine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Ian Gomm: Rock guitarist.
- Alexandre Arcady: French actor, film director, producer and screenwriter.
- Jan Andersson: Swedish educator and politician.
- Yury Chernavsky: Russian-American songwriter and producer.
- Tony Cole: Australian public servant.
- James Morrow: American author
- First flight of the B-45 Tornado strategic bomber.
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- How Are Things in Glocca Mora? - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
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