Thursday 20 February 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Strauss in Croton-on-Hudson and Andre van Duin.
The Sea of Grass, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Dancing on Air.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 February 1947 ?
- Peter Strauss in Croton-on-Hudson: New York, USA; actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Secret of NIMH, Space Hunter).
- Andre van Duin: Dutch comedian.
- Eggert Magnusson: Icelandic football executive.
- André Van Duin: Dutch comedian, actor, singer, writer, and creator of television programs.
- jose Broissard: .
- Lord Mountbatten appointed as last viceroy of India.
- Chemical mixing error causes explosion that destroys 42 blocks in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Linda - Ray Noble Orchestra (Vocal Buddy Clark)
- Al Jolson - The Anniversary Song
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