Friday 14 March 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 14, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pam Ayres and Jose Happart.
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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- Albania - Summer Day: Albanian holiday Summer is celebrated in this day in Elbasan and its surroundings.
- Pi Day - unofficial mathematics holiday.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honor of Mars were held.
- Saint Mathildis
- Saint Paulina
- Blessed Eve of Liege
- Japan - White Day: Japanese holiday similar to Valentine's Day (men give gifts to women).
- Pam Ayres: British poet and comedienne, a raconteur and poet who made a debut on radio in Autumn 1974.
- Jose Happart
- Peter Skellern: British entertainer known for his love songs that fused classical with popular ballads on record.
- Thomas Batiuk: American cartoonist, the creator of "Funky Winterbean.
- Gianni Bella: Italian musician, singer-songwriter, and brother of Marcella Bbella.
- Ishbell Davidson: Scottish-Canadian petty criminal.
- Janis Schmitt: St. Louis, Missouri -- Playmate (February, 1978).
- William Jefferson: American politician (Representative-Democrat-Louisiana).
- Jona Lewie: English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Terry Dactyl and the Dinosaurs and Brett Marvin and the Thunderbolts).
- Roy Budd: English jazz pianist / Composer (Paper Tiger), dies at 46.
- Billy Crystal in Long Beach: New York, USA; actor/comedian (Soap, Saturday Night Live, City Slickers, When Harry Met Sally).
- Jan [AJ]: te Veldhuis; Dutch Member of Parliament (VVD).
- William J Jefferson: American politician.
- The River Thames overruns its banks.