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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.
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What the sky looked like on 17 February 1947

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pursued

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Teresa Wright, Robert Mitchum, Judith Anderson, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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The Two Mrs. Carrolls

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck, Alexis Smith, Nigel Bruce

Country: United States

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Carnegie Hall

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Marsha Hunt, William Prince, Frank McHugh, Martha O'Driscoll

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The Sea of Grass

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Robert Walker, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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Backlash

Directed by: Eugene Forde

Starring: Jean Rogers, Richard Travis, Larry J. Blake, John Eldredge

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Muffin the Mule

Written by: Ann Hogarth, Annette Mills

Starring: Annette Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dancing on Air

Starring: Ed Sims

The Care of Your Car

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 17, 1947 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1947 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Anniversary Song - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
  2. Anniversary Song - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

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