Wednesday 19 March 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 19, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Glenn Close and Dermot Crowley.
Buck Privates Come Home, directed by Charles Barton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
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What the sky looked like on 19 March 1947
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- Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
- Saint Landoald
- Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
- Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
- Mojoday in Discordianism
- The swallows return to Mission San Juan Capistrano in California.
- The first day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- Glenn Close: American actress, the daughter of a surgeon and a 12th generation New Englander raised on the family 500-acre estate.
- Dermot Crowley
- Glenn Close in Greenwich: Connecticut, USA; actress (The Big Chill, Fatal Attraction).
- Vince Martino in Schenectady: New York, USA; WLAF offensive assistant (Barcelona Dragons).
- Karen McCarthy: Politician.
- Xavier Thibault: French singer, composer and songwriter, son of actor Jean-Marc Thibault, he created the group "le Grand Orchestre du Splendid" in 1977.
- Marinho Peres: Brazilian footballer and coach.
- Earlie Fires: jockey (Hialeah Park).
- John Beckwith: English real estate developer / multi-millionaire.
- Willem F J Pijper: Dutch composer/critic, dies at age 52.
- Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek conquers Jenan.
- The 19th Academy Awards ceremony is held. The movie ''Best Years of Our Lives'' wins the Academy Award for Best Picture, along with several other Academy Awards.