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Monday 6 January 1947, Epiphany

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andrea Ferreol and Sandy Denny. Dead Reckoning, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Stars in Your Eyes.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Dead Reckoning

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky, Charles Cane

Country: United States

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Wild Country

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Eddie Dean, Flash, Roscoe Ates, Peggy Wynne

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Queen of the Amazons

Directed by: Edward Finney

Starring: Robert Lowery, Patricia Morison, J. Edward Bromberg, John Miljan

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Nobody Lives Forever

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: John Garfield, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Walter Brennan, Faye Emerson

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Wife Wanted

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Kay Francis, Paul Cavanagh, Robert Shayne, Veda Ann Borg

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Stars in Your Eyes

Starring: Avril Angers, Daphne Barker, Jimmy Edwards, Jack Barker

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

You Are an Artist

Starring: Jon Gnagy, Ben Grauer, Warren Hull

Country: United States

Variety on View

Starring: Eric Robinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Paging You

Starring: Brian Reece, Eric Robinson, Valerie Tandy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Josephine Terry's Kitchen

Starring: Josephine Terry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
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Facts:
  • Ray Lindwall smashes 100 versus England in Melbourne Cricket Ground Test.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby - A Gal in Calico
  2. Johnny Mercer - Huggin' and a-Chalkin'
  3. A Gal in Calico - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Eve Young)

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