Thursday January 16, 1947

US date format: 1/16/1947, UK date format: 16/1/1947

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 16, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. 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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Historical Events

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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

Events

  • Vincent Aurial elected President of France.
  • Vincent Auriol is inaugurated as president of France.

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Movies

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Odd Man Out

Odd Man Out

Directed by: Carol Reed

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

Country: United States of America

Boomerang!

Boomerang!

Directed by: Elia Kazan

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

Country: United States of America

The Unfaithful

The Unfaithful

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

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

Calendar Girl

Calendar Girl

Directed by: Allan Dwan

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

Scared to Death

Scared to Death

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 16, 1947?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - Sonata
  2. - Managua, Nicaragua

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Muffin the Mule

Muffin the Mule

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Starring: Annette Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Household Hints

Household Hints

The Care of Your Car

The Care of Your Car

You Are an Artist

You Are an Artist

Starring: Jon Gnagy, Ben Grauer, Warren Hull

Country: United States of America

Variety on View

Variety on View

Starring: Eric Robinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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