Tuesday 18 February 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carlos A Lopes and Princess Maria.
Angel and the Badman, directed by James Edward Grant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain 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 18 February 1947 ?
- Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
- Carlos A Lopes: Portugal -- Marathon runner (1984 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Princess Maria: Christina of the Netherlands [Marijke].
- Princess Christina: of the Netherlands.
- Dennis De Young in Chicago: Illinois, USA; vocalist (Styx - "Grand Illusion", "It's Raining Again").
- Eliot L: Engel; American politician (Representative-Democrat-New York).
- Eliot Lance Engel: American politician
- Christina : Dutch royalty and fourth daughter of Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard, sister of Queen Beatrix. While pregnant with her, her mother visited an orphanage where she caught German measles, leaving Marijke born with an incurable visual handicap.
- Augusto Daolio: Italian singer, poet, and painter, who was the founding member and frontman of the 'I Nomadi' band.
- Joachim Eigenherr:
- José Cañizares: Spanish golfer
- Dennis DeYoung: American singer-songwriter keyboard player and producer (Styx)
- Eliot Engel: American educator and politician
- Carlos Lopes: Portuguese runner
- 24 die in a train crash in Gallitzin, Pennsylvania.
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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