Wednesday November 12, 1947

US date format: 11/12/1947, UK date format: 12/11/1947

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 12, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Patrice Leconte and Bruce Downey. Out of the Past, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Mary Kay and Johnny.
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Out of the Past

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming

Country: United States of America

The Bishop's Wife

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley

Country: United States of America

Daisy Kenyon

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews, Henry Fonda, Ruth Warrick

The Gangster

Directed by: Gordon Wiles

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Belita, Joan Lorring, Akim Tamiroff

The Flame

Directed by: John H. Auer

Starring: John Carroll, Vera Ralston, Robert Paige, Broderick Crawford


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 12, 1947?


  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
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  • KPO-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KNBC (now KNBR)

    Famous Deaths

  • Emmuska Orczy: British Author (Scarlet Pimpernel), dies...
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Music charts

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

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Whiffenpoof Song - Bing Crosby (Fred Waring Orchestra)

TV Series

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

Mary Kay and Johnny

Starring: Mary Kay Stearns

Country: United States of America

Stump the Stars

Written by: Mike Stokey

Starring: Mike Stokey, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

Viewers' Viewpoint

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Meet the Press

Starring: David Gregory, Tim Russert, Lawrence E. Spivak, Chuck Todd

Country: United States of America

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