Saturday 8 February 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Angel and the Badman, directed by James Edward Grant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dancing on Air.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1947 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
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- Ernest Samuel Williams: Composer, dies at 65.
- KSD (now KSDK) TV channel 5 in St. Louis, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting
- Jan van der Hoorn wins 8th Dutch 11-cities skating race (10:51).
- A dance hall fire in Berlin, Germany, kills over 80 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1947 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Three Flames - Open The Door, Richard
- Open The Door, Richard! - Count Basie & His Orchestra
- Open The Door, Richard (Part 1) - Dusty Fletcher
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