Saturday 22 February 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Sea of Grass, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1947 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- John Bryant American politician (Representative-Democrat-Texas: 1983-).
- Carol Burns: Australian actress.
- Maurizio De Angelis: Italian musician.
- Frank P Tomasulo: American film professor and critic.
- Harvey Mason: American drummer (Fourplay and The Headhunters).
- John Radford: English footballer
- ''Tom and Jerry'' cartoon ''Cat Fishin''', is released.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Anniversary Song - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- Anniversary Song - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
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