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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. Sinbad, the Sailor, directed by Richard Wallace, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Bristol-Myers Tele-Varieties.
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Movies

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

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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Les Misérables

Directed by: Richard Boleslawski

Starring: Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke

Country: United States

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Duel in the Sun

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck

Country: United States

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The Beast with Five Fingers

Directed by: Robert Florey

Starring: Robert Alda, Andrea King, Peter Lorre

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Public Prosecutor

Starring: John Howard, Anne Gwynne, Walter Sande

Country: United States

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The Army Hour

Country: United States

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The Teen-Age Show

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Close-Up

Starring: Evel Burns, The Beverley Sisters, Diana Decker

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mixed Bill

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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