Thursday February 20, 1947

US date format: 2/20/1947, UK date format: 20/2/1947

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 20, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include André van Duin and Jean-Marc Lefranc. 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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Directed by: Raoul Walsh

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

Country: United States of America

The Two Mrs. Carrolls

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

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

Country: United States of America

El tigre de Jalisco

Directed by: René Cardona

Starring: Armando Soto La Marina, Delia Magaña, Manolo Fábregas, Beatriz Aguirre

Carnegie Hall

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

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

The Sea of Grass

Directed by: Elia Kazan

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

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 20, 1947?


  • Lord Mountbatten appointed as last viceroy of India.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 20, 1947?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Anniversary Song - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
  2. Anniversary Song - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those 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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