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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 16, 1947?
- 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
- Vincent Aurial elected President of France.
- Vincent Auriol is inaugurated as president of France.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 16, 1947?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Jo Stafford - Sonata
- Freddy Martin & His Orchestra - Managua, Nicaragua
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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