Monday 17 February 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 17, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Luigi Abete and Dodie Stevens [Geraldine Ann Pasquale] in Chicago.
Pursued, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 February 1947
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 17 February 1947!
Which were the important events of 17 February 1947 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Luigi Abete: Italian lawyer and business executive.
- Dallas Adams: British actor / painter / writer (Terror From Within).
- Dodie Stevens [Geraldine Ann Pasquale] in Chicago: Illinois, USA; actress (Mary Hartman!).
- Ben Cramer: Dutch vocalist (Clown).
- Helge Jordal: Norwegian actor and singer.
- Dutch RC bishops publish manifest against godless communism
- Voice of America begins broadcasting to USSR.
- An explosion at the O'Connor Electro-Plating Company in Los Angeles, California, leaves 17 dead, 100 buildings damaged, and a crater in the ground.
- U.S. Army Ordnance Corps Hermes project V-2 rocket ''Blossom I'' launched into space carrying plant material and fruitflies, the first animals to enter space.
Search For Your Ancestors
Planetary positions on this day
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Make this date unforgettable
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Anniversary Song - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
- Anniversary Song - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians