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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1947.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1947: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1947?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1947 Aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of Christian-democrats and communists.
  • 03 Feb 1947 1st black reporter in Congressional press gallery (Percival Prattis)
  • 05 Feb 1947 Bolewet Beirut becomes President of Poland.
  • 06 Feb 1947 South Pacific Commission (SPC) founded.
  • 07 Feb 1947 Arabs and Jews reject British proposal to split Palestine.
  • 08 Feb 1947 KSD (now KSDK) TV channel 5 in St. Louis, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 09 Feb 1947 Bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Philadelphia
  • 10 Feb 1947 WW II peace treaties signed
  • 12 Feb 1947 Daytime fireball and meteorite fall seen in eastern Siberia
  • 15 Feb 1947 Toplitzky of Notre Dame closes at Century Theater NYC after 60 performances
  • 17 Feb 1947 Voice of America begins broadcasting to USSR.
  • 18 Feb 1947 24 die in a train crash in Gallitzin, Pennsylvania.
  • 20 Feb 1947 Lord Mountbatten appointed as last viceroy of India.
  • 21 Feb 1947 1st broadcast of 1st US TV soap opera A Woman to Remember
  • 22 Feb 1947 ''Tom and Jerry'' cartoon ''Cat Fishin''', is released.
  • 23 Feb 1947 American General Dwight Eisenhower opens drive to raise US$170 million in aid for European Jews.
  • 25 Feb 1947 The State of Prussia ceases to exist.
  • 27 Feb 1947 Paul-Emile Victor French polar expeditions organized.
  • 28 Feb 1947 Anti Kuomintang demonstration on Taiwan.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in February 1947?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Managua, Nicaragus
  2. - Open The Door, Richard
  3. - Open The Door, Richard!
  4. - Open The Door, Richard (Part 1)
  5. - The Anniversary Song

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Pyaasa

Pyaasa

Directed by: Guru Dutt

Starring: Mala Sinha, Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States of America

Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

Country: United States of America

Mother India

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Country: United States of America

Logan

Logan

Written by:

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook

Country: United States of America