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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- 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.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- 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!).
- Kalervo Palsa: Finnish painter (d. 1987).
- Mary Harrold: American computer scientist and academic (d. 2013).
- Peter Harry Carstensen: German politician.
- Winston Churchill: British noted family, the grandson of Sir Winston Churchill.
- 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.