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Monday 8 December 1947

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 8, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Francis Huster and Gregg Allman. The Lady from Shanghai, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching The Howdy Doody Show.
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What the sky looked like on 8 December 1947

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

The Lady from Shanghai

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders

Country: United States

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Road to Rio

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Gale Sondergaard

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A Double Life

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Ronald Colman, Edmond O'Brien, Signe Hasso, Shelley Winters

Country: United States

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Captain from Castile

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Jean Peters, Cesar Romero, Lee J. Cobb

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My Wild Irish Rose

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Dennis Morgan, Andrea King, Arlene Dahl, Alan Hale

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TV Series

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

The Howdy Doody Show

Written by: E. Roger Muir

Starring: Bob Smith

Country: United States


Starring: John Mason Brown, Vivian Ferrer, Dick Dudley, Hugh James

Country: United States

Little Audrey

Charade Quiz

Starring: Bill Slater, Jackson Beck, Ellen Fenwick, Allan Frank

Country: United States

Television Playhouse

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1947 ?

  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
Famous Birthdays:
  • Francis Huster: French film actor and director, comedian, scriptwriter, his father Charles was commercial director of Lancia and his mother was of Jewish Polish descent.
  • Gregg Allman: American musician who formed the "Allman Brothers Band.
  • Gérard Blanc: French singer, leader of the group Martin Circus.
  • Gregg Allman in Nashville: Tennessee, USA; guitarist/vocalist (Allman Brothers Band).
  • Frans Leijnse: Dutch politician (PvdA second Chamber).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 08, 1947 - Geocentric view

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Johnny Mercer - A Gal in Calico
  2. (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra

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