Monday 17 February 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dallas Adams and Dodie Stevens [Geraldine Ann Pasquale] in Chicago.
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.
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- 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.
- Dallas Adams: British actor / painter / writer (Terror From Within).
- Dodie Stevens [Geraldine Ann Pasquale] in Chicago: Illinois, USA; actress (Mary Hartman!).
- Luigi Abete: Italian lawyer and business executive.
- 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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Al Jolson - The Anniversary Song
- Linda - Ray Noble Orchestra (Vocal Buddy Clark)
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