Thursday 23 January 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Lady in the Lake, directed by Robert Montgomery, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 23 January 1947 ?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- Thomas R Carper: American politician, senior senator of Delaware.
- Thomas R Carper American politician (Representative-Democrat-Delaware: 1983-).
- Joel Douglas: American movie producer, the second son of Hollywood actor Kirk Douglas and Diana Dill.
- Megawati Sukarnoputri: Indonesian politician, appointed the fifth President of Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country and third-largest democracy, in Jakarta at 15:50 local time (14:20 GMT) on 7/23/2001.
- Tom Carper: American captain and politician 71st Governor of Delaware.
- Pierre Bonnard: French post-impressionist painter and print maker whose works included "The Open Window," 1921 and "The Breakfast Room," 1930.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Sonata - Jo Stafford
- Managua, Nicaragua - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?