Monday 3 February 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 3, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Auster and Melanie Safka.
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock, directed by Preston Sturges, 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 3 February 1947
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Which were the important events of 3 February 1947 ?
- Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
- Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
- United States - Four Chaplains Day.
- Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
- Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
- Mozambique - Heroes' Day.
- Saint Werburgh
- Saint Hadelin (+690)
- Paul Auster: American author and director whose writing blends absurdism, existentialism, crime fiction, and the search for identity and personal meaning in works such as The New York Trilogy (1987), Moon Palace (1989), The Music of Chance (1990), The Book of Illusions (2002), and The Brooklyn Follies (2005).
- Melanie Safka: American songwriter, recording artist and poet, who wrote her own material.
- Dave Davies (musician)
- André Adoutte
- Beppe Cino
- Stephen McHattie: Canadian actor and director.
- Bill Deraime
- Maurizio Micheli: Italian comedian who participated in the Fantastico, a special show.
- Carlos Belo: East Timorese bishop.
- Dave Davies: British musician who organized "The Kinks" in late '63 with his brother Ray, playing a sizzling corkscrewing guitar.
- Koos Alberts: [Krommenhoek]; Dutch vocalist ("Many More Years to Come").
- Joe Coleman baseball pitcher (Washington Nationals: Detroit Tigers).
- Melanie [Safka] in Astoria: New York, USA; singer/songwriter (Candles in the Rain).
- 1st black reporter in Congressional press gallery (Percival Prattis)
- Anchorage, Alaska, reaches a record low temperature: -38 degrees F.
- The lowest temperature in North America is recorded in Snag, Yukon.
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Open The Door, Richard (Part 1) - Dusty Fletcher
- Open The Door, Richard! - Count Basie & His Orchestra
- Open The Door, Richard - Three Flames