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Friday 21 February 1947

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 21, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Yves Boivineau and Simon Coombs. 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 21 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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Household Hints

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KSDK News Channel 5

Dancing on Air

Starring: Ed Sims

The Care of Your Car

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st broadcast of 1st US TV soap opera A Woman to Remember
  • 1st instant developing camera demonstrated in NYC, by E H Land
  • First instant developing camera demonstrated in New York City, by E H Land.
  • Whipper Billy Watson beats Bill Longson, to become wrestling champion.
  • In New York City, Edwin Land demonstrates the first ''instant camera'', the Polaroid Land Camera, to a meeting of the Optical Society of America.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 21, 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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