Sunday 2 February 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Aleksandr Medved and Derek Shulman.
Lady in the Lake, directed by Robert Montgomery, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while Lydia Bailey by Kenneth Roberts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dancing on Air.
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1947 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Aleksandr Medved: USSR -- Wrestler (1964, 68, 72 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Derek Shulman: Rocker.
- Mary Farrah Leni Fawcett in Corpus Christi: Texas, USA; actress (Charlie's Angels, Burning Bed).
- Mike Brant: Israeli pop star who achieved fame after moving to France.
- Kevin Coe: American realtor arrested in 3/10/1981 and convicted in August 1981 of four rapes in Spokane, Washington, sentenced to life in prison.
- Farrah Fawcett: American actress, a model and commercial actress before becoming a star during her one season in the TV hit series "Charlie's Angels," 1976.
- Greg Antonacci: American actor director producer and screenwriter
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- Managua, Nicaragus - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
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