Friday 14 February 1947, Valentine's Day
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pham Tuan and Heidemarie Rosendahl.
Angel and the Badman, directed by James Edward Grant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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 14 February 1947 ?
- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Pham Tuan: Vietnam -- Cosmonaut (Soyuz 37 / 36).
- Heidemarie Rosendahl: German Federal Republic long jumper (Olympics-gold-1972).
- Judd Gregg American politician (Representative-Republican-New Hampshire: 1981-).
- Tim Buckley: American songwriter, guitarist, singer composer, lyricist, performing and recording artist.
- Judd Gregg: American lawyer and politician 76th Governor of New Hampshire.
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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