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Saturday 1 February 1947

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 1, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jessica Savitch and Jessica Savitch. Nora Prentiss, directed by Vincent Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
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What the sky looked like on 1 February 1947

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Movies

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

Nora Prentiss

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Kent Smith, Bruce Bennett, Robert Alda

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Angel and the Badman

Directed by: James Edward Grant

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey, Bruce Cabot

Country: United States

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Odd Man Out

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, F.J. McCormick

Country: United States

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Boomerang!

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb, Cara Williams

Country: United States

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The Unfaithful

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Lew Ayres, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden

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TV Series

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

Muffin the Mule

Written by: Ann Hogarth, Annette Mills

Starring: Annette Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Household Hints

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Dancing on Air

Starring: Ed Sims

The Care of Your Car

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jessica Savitch: of Margate, New Jersey, newscaster (NBC Weekend), dies in car accident drowning at age 36 (born 1947).
  • Jessica Savitch: of Margate, New Jersey, newscaster (NBC Weekend), dies in car accident drowning at age 36 (born 1947).
  • Adam Ingram: Scottish politician, a Member of Parliament who returned at the General Election on 6/11/1987.
  • Francesco Musotto: Italian politician, a Socialist in the '70s and a friend of ex-minister Salvatore Lauricella.
  • Karen Krantzcke
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Facts:
  • Aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of Christian-democrats and communists.
  • Dmitri Shostakovich named professor at conservatory of Leningrad.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 01, 1947 - Geocentric view

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