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Friday 21 February 1947

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Olympia J Snowe American politician (Representative-Republican-Maine and Yves Boivineau. 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..

You can also have a look at the whole 1947 or at February 21 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Sea of Grass

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Robert Walker

Country: United States

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Angel and the Badman

Directed by: James Edward Grant

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey

Country: United States

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Lady in the Lake

Directed by: Robert Montgomery

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Audrey Totter, Lloyd Nolan

Country: United States

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13 Rue Madeleine

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: James Cagney, Annabella, Richard Conte

Country: United States

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Sinbad, the Sailor

Directed by: Richard Wallace

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Bristol-Myers Tele-Varieties

Starring: Jinx Falkenburg, Tex McCrary

Country: United States

Melody Bar Ranch

Country: United States

Squeaky Mulligan, the Talking Cat

Starring: Al Jarvis, Arlene Gray, Mike Jarvis, Russell Jefferson

Country: United States

Know Your New York

Starring: Evelyn Peterson, Don Roper

Country: United States

The Army Hour

Country: United States

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Find out your future

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st broadcast of 1st US TV soap opera A Woman to Remember
  • 1st instant developing camera demonstrated in NYC, by E H Land
  • First instant developing camera demonstrated in New York City, by E H Land.
  • Whipper Billy Watson beats Bill Longson, to become wrestling champion.
  • In New York City, Edwin Land demonstrates the first ''instant camera'', the Polaroid Land Camera, to a meeting of the Optical Society of America.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1947 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Linda - Ray Noble Orchestra (Vocal Buddy Clark)
  2. Al Jolson - The Anniversary Song

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1947?

  • Life: Champion Waterskier
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Artur Rodzinski -- Feb. 17, 1947
  • Life: Occupied Germany

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Moneyman

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Moneyman By Thomas B. Costain 1947 Hardcover. Thrilling story of a great conspiracy and Romance in the Court of King VII Published by Doubleday & Comp.

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Gentleman's Agreement

By: Laura Z. Hobson

The plot of GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT concerns the experiences of a young Gentile writer who poses as a Jew in order to secure material on anti-Semitism for a series of magazine articles.

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Lydia Bailey

By: Kenneth Roberts

Book by Roberts, Kenneth

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Videogames

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