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..
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Which were the important events of 21 February 1947 ?
- 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).
- Olympia J Snowe American politician (Representative-Republican-Maine: 1979-).
- Yves Boivineau: French Catholic priest, who served as Bishop of Annecy.
- Simon Coombs: British politician and Member of Parliament who returned at General Election 6/11/1987.
- Johnny Echols: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Love).
- Olympia Snowe: American politician.
- Victor Sokolov: Russian dissident journalist and priest (Born 1947)
- 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.
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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