Sunday 12 October 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alanna McDonagh and Chris Wallace in Chicago.
Nightmare Alley, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Miracle of the Bells by Russell Janne was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kukla, Fran and Ollie.
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- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Chris Wallace in Chicago: Illinois, USA; newscaster (NBC Weekend News).
- Alanna McDonagh: Canadian astrologer, writer.
- Marie Pappalardo: American fatality, a passenger aboard United Flight 175 when it crashed into the World Trade Center on 9/11/2001.
- Chris Wallace: TV Show Host.
- George Lam: Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor.
- Randy West: American porn actor and producer.
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