Friday 24 January 1947
It was Friday, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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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
- Michio Kaku: American professor at City College in New York City and the leading exponent of theoretical physics.
- Jenny Kee: Australian fashion designer and retailer of knitwear, textile and accessories, a celebrity artist and a conservationist.
- Masashi Ozaki: Japanese baseball player and golfer.
- Warren Zevon: American singer-songwriter (Hindu Love Gods and lyme and cybelle) (d. 2003).
- David Randall: Priest.
- Giorgio Chinaglia: Italian champion soccer player, he played for Swansea City (1964–1966), Massese (1966–1967), Internapoli (1967–1969), Lazio (1969–1976), and the
- Alba Rigazzi: Italian beauty queen, voted Miss Italy 1965.
- Warren Zevon in Chicago: Illinois, USA; rocker ("Excitable Boy").
- Giorgio Chinaglia soccer star (Lazio of Italy: New York Cosmos).
- 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
- Managua, Nicaragua - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
- Sonata - Jo Stafford
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