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Tuesday 16 December 1947

1947-12-16

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Beauty and the Beast, directed by Jean Cocteau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parly

Country: United States

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The Bishop's Wife

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven

Country: United States

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Out of the Past

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas

Country: United States

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Gentleman's Agreement

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield

Country: United States

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Forever Amber

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Americana

Starring: John Mason Brown, Vivian Ferrer, Dick Dudley, Hugh James

Country: United States

Charade Quiz

Starring: Bill Slater, Jackson Beck, Ellen Fenwick, Allan Frank

Country: United States

Television Playhouse

Country: United States

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Mary Kay and Johnny

Starring: Mary Kay Stearns

Country: United States

Viewers' Viewpoint

Country: United Kingdom

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain build the first practical point-contact transistor.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1947 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Johnny Mercer - A Gal in Calico
  2. (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1947?

  • Life: Nightclub girls in large hats
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. -- Dec. 15, 1947
  • Life: Duke of Windsor

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Moneyman

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Moneyman By Thomas B. Costain 1947 Hardcover. Thrilling story of a great conspiracy and Romance in the Court of King VII Published by Doubleday & Comp.

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Gentleman's Agreement

By: Laura Z. Hobson

The plot of GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT concerns the experiences of a young Gentile writer who poses as a Jew in order to secure material on anti-Semitism for a series of magazine articles.

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Lydia Bailey

By: Kenneth Roberts

Lydia Bailey, by Roberts, Kenneth

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