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Saturday 18 January 1947

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Takeshi Kitano and Marie-Odile Monchicourt. Boomerang!, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching The Care of Your Car.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 18 January 1947

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Movies

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

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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Dead Reckoning

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky, Charles Cane

Country: United States

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Wild Country

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Eddie Dean, Flash, Roscoe Ates, Peggy Wynne

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TV Series

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

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

Paging You

Starring: Brian Reece, Eric Robinson, Valerie Tandy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Josephine Terry's Kitchen

Starring: Josephine Terry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
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Facts:
  • Red Mill closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 831 performances
  • Detroit Tigers sell Hank Greenberg to Pittsburgh Pirates (for US$25-35,000).
  • Small river steamer sinks on Yangtze River, killing 400.

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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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