Monday 22 December 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Brian C Daley and Brian Daley.
The Paradine Case, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Howdy Doody Show.
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Which were the important events of 22 December 1947 ?
- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
- Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Japan - T?ji (winter solstice)
- Brian C Daley: United States -- Sci-fi author (Exploits of Han Solo, Tron).
- Brian Daley: American sci-fi writer whose first novel, "The Doomfarers of Coramonde" was published in 1977.
- Charlie Marshall: American entertainer, singer.
- Italian constituent assembly adopts new constitution.
- The Constituent Assembly of Italy approves the Constitution of Italy.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1947 ?
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- Serenade of the Bells - Jo Stafford
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