Wednesday 14 May 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Jeantet and Tamara Dobson.
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching In the Kelvinator Kitchen.
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Which were the important events of 14 May 1947 ?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Paraguay - Flag Day.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- Pierre Jeantet
- Tamara Dobson: American actress (Born 1947).
- Karin Struck: Writer.
- Tamara Dobson in Baltimore: Maryland, USA; actress (Amazons, Cleopatra Jones).
- Stephen R. Donaldson: Writer.
- Al Ciner in Chicago: Illinois, USA; rock guitarist (American Breed).
- Olivier Rolin: French writer.
- Dick "Dirt": Tidrow; baseball pitcher (New York Yankees).
- Al Ciner: Chicago, Illinois -- Rock guitarist (American Breed).
- John Ray Sinnock: American US Mint chief coin engraver (1925-47), dies at age 59.