March 17, 1947

March 17, 1947, was a Monday. It was the 76th day of 1947. The decade was the 1940s.

76 years, 8 months, and 24 days have passed since March 17, 1947.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on March 17, 1947:

  • Boxer Rocky Marciano makes his professional debut.


This date occurred 28,027 days ago. Approximately 934 months have passed. It was the 76th day of 1947, in week 12. The decade was the 1940s. People who were born on March 17, 1947, are now 76 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. We have gone through approximately 311 seasons of weather since this date.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on March 17, 1947.

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around March 17, 1947.

  • This date: March 17, 1947
  • April 7, 1947: American industrialist Henry Ford dies at the age of 83.
  • April 15, 1947: Baseball player Jackie Robinson breaks the "color barrier" by making his major league debut.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 17, 1947, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1947 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 17, 1947 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in March 1947

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys in 1947

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks
Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on March 17, 1947?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1947.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out March 17, 1953, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on March 17.

Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole

Singer Deceased
Born on March 17, 1919
He turned 28 on this day in 1947.

John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy

Serial killer Deceased
Born on March 17, 1942
He turned 5 on this day in 1947.

Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell

Born on March 17, 1951
He was born exactly 4 years after this date.

Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe

Born on March 17, 1964
He was born exactly 17 years after this date.



Wrestler Deceased
Born on March 17, 1975
He was born exactly 28 years after this date.

Stephen Gately

Stephen Gately

Irish singer Deceased
Born on March 17, 1976
He was born exactly 29 years after this date.

Rob Kardashian

Rob Kardashian

TV personality
Born on March 17, 1987
He was born exactly 40 years after this date.



Born on March 17, 1988
She was born exactly 41 years after this date.



National holidays and famous events that fall on March 17:

  • St. Patrick's Day

US President

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on March 17, 1947.


UK Prime Minister

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 17, 1947 was most likely conceived around June 24, 1946.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 17, 1947 is close to December 8, 1947.

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Stats for March 17, 1947


Here are some interesting statistics about March 17, 1947:

  • 28,027 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,003 weeks have passed.
  • 2,421,536,400 seconds have passed since March 17, 1947.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,825,125,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,249,512,782,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 403,589,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 208,252,130 steps. That's roughly 92,557 miles!
  • Since this date, 29,058,437 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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