Thursday 6 February 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Charles Hickcox and Richard Bowring.
Lady in the Lake, directed by Robert Montgomery, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Dancing on Air.
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- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
- Saint Vedastus (+540)
- Saint Dorothea, patron saint of florists
- Saint Paul Miki
- Charles Hickcox: United States -- 200m / 400m medley swimmer (1968 Olympics - 3 Gold Medals).
- Richard Bowring: English orientalist and academic.
- Bill Staines: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Daniel Yergin: American historian and author.
- South Pacific Commission (SPC) founded.
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- Managua, Nicaragus - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
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