Monday 24 February 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Edward James in Olmos and Lonnie Turner.
Pursued, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Dancing on Air.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Edward James in Olmos: California, USA; actor (Miami Vice, Stand and Deliver, Triumph).
- Lonnie Turner: bassist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band - "Abracadabra").
- Rupert Holmes in Tenafly: New Jersey, USA; singer (Pi�a Colada song).
- Mike Fratello: American basketball Head Coach, Cleveland Cavaliers.
- Edward Olmos: Mexican-American actor and activist.
- Raymond Roche: French Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. In 1981, he teamed up with Jean Lafond to win the Endurance World Championship. His best year in Grand Prix racing was in 1984 when he finished third in the 500cc world championship behind Eddie Lawson and Randy Mamola. After retiring from Grand Prix racing, he competed in the Superbike World Championship as a member of the Ducati factory racing team, winning that championship in 1990, and finishing as runner-up in 1991 and 1992. He is still only one of f
- Rupert Holmes: English singer-songwriter and playwright
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Anniversary Song - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- Anniversary Song - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
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