Thursday 27 February 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Boomerang!, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Which were the important events of 27 February 1947 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Mike Montgomery: Coach.
- Jacques Cachemire: .
- Gidon Kremer in Riga: Latvia; violinist (Tchaikovsky Prize 1970).
- Marie-Laure Augry: French journalist, a member of the 'Club des médiateurs de la presse' ("Press Mediators' Club").
- Gidon Kremer: Latvian violinist and conductor.
- Alan Guth: American physicist, a Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who helped revolutionize cosmology with his inflationary universe theory which indicated that matter is likely to have come literally out of nothing. With an early interest in science, he was using Newton’s laws in the 4th grade to estimate how high the rocket ships that he drafted would fly. He earned his Ph.D. with the thesis, "A Model for Mesons."
- Marian G Klaren: Dutch mime / actress (Red Cabbage)
- Paul-Emile Victor French polar expeditions organized.
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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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