Thursday 9 January 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maurice Charvet and Jean-Pierre Giran.
Vacation Days, directed by Arthur Dreifuss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 9 January 1947
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Which were the important events of 9 January 1947 ?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Maurice Charvet: French pro astrologer and publisher of the newsletter, Cedra.
- Jean-Pierre Giran
- Patrice De Plunkett: French journalist and essayist who specializes in analyzing social issues.
- Ittoku Kishibe: Japanese actor and bass player (The Tigers and Pyg).
- Ronnie Landfield: American painter and educator.
- Street Scene opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 148 performances
- Elizabeth ''Betty'' Short, the Black Dahlia, is last seen alive.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1947 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Bing Crosby - A Gal in Calico
- Huggin' and a-Chalkin' - Johnny Mercer
- A Gal in Calico - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Eve Young)