Wednesday February 12, 1947

US date format: 2/12/1947, UK date format: 12/2/1947

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 12, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Guus Willemse and Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale. Carnegie Hall, directed by Edgar G. Ulmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Carnegie Hall

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Marsha Hunt, William Prince, Frank McHugh, Martha O'Driscoll

The Sea of Grass

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Robert Walker, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Eugene Forde

Starring: Jean Rogers, Richard Travis, Larry J. Blake, John Eldredge

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Frances Ramsden, Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn

Code of the West

Directed by: William Berke

Starring: James Warren, Debra Alden, John Laurenz, Steve Brodie


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 12, 1947?


  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
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  • Daytime fireball and meteorite fall seen in eastern Siberia

    Famous Deaths

  • Moses Gomberg: Ukrainian-American chemist and academic...
  • Sidney Toler: Actor (Charlie Chan, Dark Alibi), dies...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 12, 1947?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Linda - Ray Noble Orchestra (Vocal Buddy Clark)
  2. The Anniversary Song - Al Jolson

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Muffin the Mule

Written by: Ann Hogarth, Annette Mills

Starring: Annette Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Household Hints

KSDK News Channel 5

Dancing on Air

Starring: Ed Sims

The Care of Your Car

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