Thursday 12 June 1947US date format: 6/12/1947, UK date format: 12/6/1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 12, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Van Gompel and John Charles Clifford.
Heartaches, directed by Basil Wrangell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching In the Kelvinator Kitchen.
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- Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
- Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
- Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
- Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
- United Kingdom ? Trooping the Colour (Military celebration of the monarch's official birthday held in London on the second Saturday of June)
- Brazil ? Dia dos Namorados (Lover's Day; similar to St. Valentine's)
- World Day Against Child Labor
- Saints Basilides, Quirinus, Nabor and Nazarius (and Celsus), martyrs
- Saint Pharaildis, virgin [GTZ: Artois]
- Blessed Eskill, bishop, martyr [ GTZ: Scandinavia]
- Saint Ursinus, bishop of Bourges, confessor (Translation day) [GTZ: Rouen]
- Saint Leo III died 816
- Saint Odulf of Oirschot died 865
- Blessed Guido (died 1250)
- Saints Nabor and Nazarius, martyrs [GTZ: St. Avold]
- Blessed Onuphrius, monk
- Saint Rufus, bishop, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Cunera [HCC]
- Jacques Van Gompel
- John Charles Clifford
- Henry Cisneros: Politician.
- Allan Gurganus: Novelist.
- Ronald J Freeman II: Elizabeth, New Jersey -- 4x400m runner...
- John Clifford: American dancer and choreographer with...
- Jazeps Medins: Composer, dies at 70.