Thursday October 16, 1947

US date format: 10/16/1947, UK date format: 16/10/1947

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 16, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include David Zucker and Thokozile Masipa. Christmas Eve, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching The Handle Bar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Christmas Eve

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: George Raft, George Brent, Randolph Scott, Joan Blondell

The Return of Rin Tin Tin

Directed by: Max Nosseck

Starring: Rin Tin Tin III, Donald Woods, Robert Blake, Claudia Drake

Return of the Bad Men

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Randolph Scott, Robert Ryan, Anne Jeffreys, George 'Gabby' Hayes

That Hagen Girl

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Ronald Reagan, Shirley Temple, Rory Calhoun, Lois Maxwell

Green Dolphin Street

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Van Heflin, Lana Turner, Donna Reed, Richard Hart


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 16, 1947?

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 16, 1947?

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. An Apple Blossom Wedding - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
  2. Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) - Jack Smith
  3. The Lady from 29 Palms - Andrews Sisters

TV Series

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

The Handle Bar

Starring: Jimmy Edwards, Charmian Innes, Humphrey Lestocq, Barry Phelps

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kukla, Fran and Ollie

Starring: Burr Tillstrom, Cecil Bill, Colonel Richard Crackie, Oliver J. Dragon

Country: United States of America

Seven Arts Quiz

Starring: Bill Slater

Country: United States of America


Starring: Angelvin, Jacques Chabannes

Country: France


Starring: Erik Mueller

Country: United States of America

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