Friday 12 December 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ralph Scala and Silvia Baraldini.
The Bishop's Wife, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Americana.
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- 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)
- Ralph Scala: Rocker.
- Silvia Baraldini: Italian-American activist with the Black Panthers in 1969, a black extremist group.
- Will Alsop: English architect and academic designed the Cardiff Bay Visitor Centre.
- Wings Hauser: American actor director and screenwriter.
- Hülya Koçyiğit: Turkish actress.
- Chris Mullin: English journalist and politician
- United Mine Workers union withdraws from AFL.
- The Iranian Royal Army takes back power in the Azerbaijan province.
- 21 December - 400,000 slaughtered during mass migration of Hindus and Muslims into the new states India and Pakistan.
- The Italian Constituent Assembly votes to accept the new Constitution of Italy.
- The first practical electronic transistor is demonstrated by Bardeen, Brattain, and Shockley of the United States.
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