Friday 24 January 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Randall and Warren Zevon in Chicago.
Lady in the Lake, directed by Robert Montgomery, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Bristol-Myers Tele-Varieties.
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Which were the important events of 24 January 1947 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- David Randall: Priest.
- Warren Zevon in Chicago: Illinois, USA; rocker ("Excitable Boy").
- Giorgio Chinaglia soccer star (Lazio of Italy: New York Cosmos).
- Giorgio Chinaglia: Italian champion soccer player, he played for Swansea City (1964–1966), Massese (1966–1967), Internapoli (1967–1969), Lazio (1969–1976), and the.
- Jenny Kee: Australian fashion designer and retailer of knitwear, textile and accessories, a celebrity artist and a conservationist.
- Michio Kaku: American professor at City College in New York City and the leading exponent of theoretical physics. Kaku is the author of "Hyper Space - A Scientific Odyssey through Parallel Universes," "Time Warps" and "The Tenth Dimension."
- Alba Rigazzi: Italian beauty queen, voted Miss Italy 1965.
- Masashi Ozaki: Japanese baseball player and golfer
- Warren Zevon: American singer-songwriter (Hindu Love Gods and lyme and cybelle) (d. 2003)
- Felix Timmermans: Belgian-Flemish novelist of great importance, recognized for his many novels of country life, religion and animals, written with humor and grace.
- NFL adds 5th official (back judge) and allows sudden death in playoffs
- Greek banker Dimitrios Maximos becomes Prime Minister of Greece.
- Dimitrios Maximos founds a monarchist government in Athens.
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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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