Saturday 27 December 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Criss and Tracy Nelson.
Secret Beyond the Door..., directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Dialing for Dollars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 27 December 1947 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Peter Criss: Rocker (Kiss-Beth).
- Tracy Nelson: American blues singer.
- Ken Irving: American writer, researcher and editor.
- Bill Eadie: professional wrestler known as ''Ax'' of Demolition.
- Doug Livermore: English footballer and manager.
- Osman Pamukoğlu: Turkish general and politician
- Janet Perry: American soprano and actress
- Willy Polleunis: Belgian athlete
- Mickey Redmond: Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
- 1st Howdy Doody Show, (Puppet Playhouse), telecast on NBC
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1947 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
Search For Your Ancestors
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?