Thursday December 12, 1946

US date format: 12/12/1946, UK date format: 12/12/1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 12, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Emerson Fittipaldi and Marlous Fluitsma. Enamorada, directed by Emilio Fernández, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Play the Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1946, at December 12 across the years or at December 1946 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)

Events

  • Tide detergent introduced
  • Ice plant collapses, shearing a tenement building and burying 38.
  • United Nations accepts six Manhattan (New York) blocks as a gift from John D Rockefeller Jr.
  • A fire at a New York City ice plant spreads to a nearby tenement killing 37 people.

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Movies

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It's a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States of America

The Best Years of Our Lives

The Best Years of Our Lives

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Teresa Wright

Country: United States of America

Enamorada

Enamorada

Directed by: Emilio Fernández

Starring: María Félix, Pedro Armendáriz, Fernando Fernández, José Morcillo

My Darling Clementine

My Darling Clementine

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs

Country: United States of America

Green for Danger

Green for Danger

Directed by: Sidney Gilliat

Starring: Alastair Sim, Sally Gray, Trevor Howard, Leo Genn

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Play the Game

Play the Game

Directed by: Marc Fienberg

Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

Starring: MacDonald Hobley, Ronnie Waldman, Leslie Welch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Faraway Hill

Faraway Hill

Starring: Flora Campbell, Mel Brandt, Julie Christy, Barry Doig

Country: United States of America

Mixed Bill

Mixed Bill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Stars in Your Eyes

Stars in Your Eyes

Starring: Avril Angers, Daphne Barker, Jimmy Edwards, Jack Barker

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

How old am I?

If December 12, 1946 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 12, 1946?

On December 12, 1946 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is December 12, 1946?

On December 12, 1946 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 12, 1946?

On December 12, 1946 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 12, 1946?

On December 12, 1946 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 12, 1946?

On December 12, 1946 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 12, 1946?

On December 12, 1946 several famous people were born including, Emerson Fittipaldi, George Santo Pietro, Marlous Fluitsma.


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