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Thursday 16 January 1947

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 16, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Laura Schlessinger and Juliet Berto. Odd Man Out, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
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What the sky looked like on 16 January 1947

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Movies

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

Odd Man Out

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, F.J. McCormick

Country: United States

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Boomerang!

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb, Cara Williams

Country: United States

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The Unfaithful

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Lew Ayres, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden

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Calendar Girl

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Jane Frazee, William Marshall, Gail Patrick, Kenny Baker

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Scared to Death

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Bela Lugosi, George Zucco, Molly Lamont, Nat Pendleton

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TV Series

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

Muffin the Mule

Written by: Ann Hogarth, Annette Mills

Starring: Annette Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Household Hints

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The Care of Your Car

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
  • Laura Schlessinger: American counselor and radio personality.
  • Juliet Berto: Screenwriter / actress (Bastienne Bastien), dies at 42.
  • Sarah Jane Olson: American political activist.
  • Ovidio Bompressi: Italian homicide, a member of a political group, Lotta Continua.
  • Michel Chion: French composer of experimental music and a theoretician and teacher of audio-visual relationships.
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Facts:
  • Vincent Aurial elected President of France.
  • Vincent Auriol is inaugurated as president of France.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 16, 1947 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Managua, Nicaragua - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
  2. Sonata - Jo Stafford

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