Monday December 22, 1947

US date format: 12/22/1947, UK date format: 22/12/1947

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 22, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Pepe Lobo and Brian Daley. Brighton Rock, directed by John Boulting, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Playroom.
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Brighton Rock

Directed by: John Boulting

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Hermione Baddeley, William Hartnell, Harcourt Williams

Country: United States of America

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 22, 1947?


  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
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  • Italian constituent assembly adopts new constitution.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 22, 1947?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Here Comes Santa Claus (Down Santa Claus Lane) - Gene Autry

TV Series

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


Directed by: Stephen Stahl

Little Audrey

Little Audrey

The BBC Television Newsreel

The Newscenter

Starring: Jim Vance

Country: United States of America

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