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Friday 24 January 1947

1947-01-24

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
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Lady in the Lake

Directed by: Robert Montgomery

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Audrey Totter, Lloyd Nolan

Country: United States

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13 Rue Madeleine

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: James Cagney, Annabella, Richard Conte

Country: United States

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Sinbad, the Sailor

Directed by: Richard Wallace

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak

Country: United States

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Dead Reckoning

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky

Country: United States

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Angels and Demons

Directed by: Antnio Lopes Ribeiro

Starring: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Bristol-Myers Tele-Varieties

Starring: Jinx Falkenburg, Tex McCrary

Country: United States

Melody Bar Ranch

Country: United States

Squeaky Mulligan, the Talking Cat

Starring: Al Jarvis, Arlene Gray, Mike Jarvis, Russell Jefferson

Country: United States

Know Your New York

Starring: Evelyn Peterson, Don Roper

Country: United States

The Army Hour

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Felix Timmermans: Belgian-Flemish novelist of great importance, recognized for his many novels of country life, religion and animals, written with humor and grace.
Facts:
  • 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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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Sonata - Jo Stafford
  2. Managua, Nicaragua - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Man standing with family in field
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Robert A. Taft -- Jan. 20, 1947
  • Life: Styles for San Juan

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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