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Wednesday 12 March 1947

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 12, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mitt Romney and Didier Flamand. Carnival in Costa Rica, directed by Gregory Ratoff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Carnival in Costa Rica

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: Dick Haymes, Vera-Ellen, Cesar Romero, Celeste Holm

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Lost Honeymoon

Directed by: Leigh Jason

Starring: Franchot Tone, Ann Richards, Tom Conway, Frances Rafferty

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The Egg and I

Directed by: Chester Erskine

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Marjorie Main, Louise Allbritton

Country: United States

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My Favorite Brunette

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

Starring: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: United States

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The Red House

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson, Rory Calhoun

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Muffin the Mule

Written by: Ann Hogarth, Annette Mills

Starring: Annette Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Household Hints

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Show Business, Inc.

Country: United States

Small Fry Club

Starring: Bob Emery, Howard J. Schuman

Country: United States

Television Dancing Club

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 March 1947 ?

  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
  • Mauritius - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mitt Romney: American businessman and politician, Republican Party candidate who won the November 2002 gubernatorial election in Massachusetts and who threw his hat in the 2008 race for the White House.
  • Didier Flamand
  • Grégory Ken: French stage actor, singer, and guitarist, he played in the musicals (French versions of) Hair, Godspel, Jesus-Christ Superstar, and Mayflower.
  • Peter Carstensen: German educator and politician.
  • Jill O'Hara in Warren: Pennsylvania, USA; Broadway actress (Promises! Promises!).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Chocolate Soldier opens at Century Theater NYC for 69 performances
  • President Truman introduces Truman-doctrine to fight communism
  • US President Harry Truman introduces Truman-doctrine to fight communism.
  • Belgian government of Huysmans resigns.
  • The Truman Doctrine is proclaimed to help stem the spread of Communism.

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Planetary positions on March 12, 1947 - Geocentric view

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