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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 1947.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on March 1947: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1947?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1947 The International Monetary Fund begins financial operations.
  • 04 Mar 1947 WWJ (now WDIV) TV channel 4 in Detroit, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 06 Mar 1947 XB-45, first US 4-engine jet bomber, makes first test flight, Muroc, California.
  • 09 Mar 1947 US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill.
  • 12 Mar 1947 Chocolate Soldier opens at Century Theater NYC for 69 performances
  • 13 Mar 1947 Brigadoon opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 581 performances
  • 14 Mar 1947 The River Thames overruns its banks.
  • 15 Mar 1947 John Lee appointed 1st black commissioned officer in US Navy
  • 16 Mar 1947 Convair Liner, first US twin-engine pressurized airplane, tested.
  • 17 Mar 1947 First flight of the B-45 Tornado strategic bomber.
  • 19 Mar 1947 Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek conquers Jenan.
  • 21 Mar 1947 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fulgens radiatur
  • 22 Mar 1947 President Truman signs executive order calling for loyalty
  • 24 Mar 1947 US Congress proposes two-term limitation on the Presidency.
  • 25 Mar 1947 Agreement of Linggadjati ratified in Batavia.
  • 28 Mar 1947 A World War II Japanese booby trap explodes on Corregidor island, killing 28 people.
  • 29 Mar 1947 A rebellion against French rule erupts in Madagascar.
  • 31 Mar 1947 The leaders of the Kurdish People's Republic of Mahabad, the second Kurdish state in the history of Iran, are hanged at the Chuwarchira Square in Mahabad after that country had been overrun by the Iranian army.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in March 1947?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Anniversary Song
  2. - Open the Door, Richard
  3. - Heartaches (Victor rec)
  4. - How Are Things in Glocca Mora
  5. - That's How Much I Love You

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Godfather

The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Country: United States of America

Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain

Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

Country: United States of America

Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Country: United States of America

Annie Hall

Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Country: United States of America