Saturday December 20, 1947

US date format: 12/20/1947, UK date format: 20/12/1947

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 20, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Gigliola Cinquetti and Bo Ryan. I Walk Alone, directed by Byron Haskin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Little Audrey.
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Movies

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I Walk Alone

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas, Wendell Corey

Country: United States of America

Killer McCoy

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Brian Donlevy, Ann Blyth, James Dunn

The Paradine Case

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Gregory Peck, Ann Todd, Charles Laughton, Charles Coburn

Country: United States of America

If Winter Comes

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Deborah Kerr, Angela Lansbury, Binnie Barnes

Women in the Night

Directed by: William Rowland

Starring: Tala Birell, William Henry, Richard Loo, Virginia Christine

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 20, 1947?


    Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
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Music charts

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


    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Jo Stafford - Serenade of the Bells

TV Series

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

Little Audrey

Little Audrey

The Newscenter

Starring: Jim Vance

Country: United States of America

Public Prosecutor

Starring: John Howard, Anne Gwynne, Walter Sande

Country: United States of America

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Country: United States of America

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