Thursday 2 January 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 2, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Aleksandr Tikhonova and Jack Hannah.
Dead Reckoning, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 January 1947
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Which were the important events of 2 January 1947 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Jack Hannah: Animator, dies at 90.
- Aleksandr Tikhonova: USSR -- Biathalon relay (1968, 72, 76, 80 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Lanny Bassham: United States -- Rifle-3 position (1976 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Valery Shary: Byelorussian Olympic champion weightlifter.
- Jack Hanna: American zoologist.
- Calvin Hill: NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys).
- David Shapiro: American poet, literary critic, and art historian.
- Mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengali.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - Dinah Shore
- Ain't Nobody Here but Us Chickens - Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five