Wednesday 12 February 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Guus Willemse and Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale.
Angel and the Badman, directed by James Edward Grant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Miracle of the Bells by Russell Janne 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 12 February 1947 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Guus Willemse: Dutch bassist / singer (Solution).
- Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale: Indian leader of Damdami Taksal (d. 1984).
- Jim Durham: American sportscaster.
- Daytime fireball and meteorite fall seen in eastern Siberia
- Record 100.5-kg sailfish caught, C W Stewart, Galapagos Islands.
- A meteor creates an impact crater in Sikhote-Alin, in the Soviet Union.
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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