Wednesday 22 January 1947
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vladimir Oravsky .
Lady in the Lake, directed by Robert Montgomery, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bristol-Myers Tele-Varieties.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 January 1947 ?
- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
- Vladimir Oravsky: Czech-Swedish author and director.
- 1st commercial TV station west of Mississippi opens, Hollywood, California
- KTLA TV channel 5 in Los Angeles California (IND) begins broadcasting (first commercial TV station west of Mississippi).
- KTLA, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins operation in Hollywood, California.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Managua, Nicaragua - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
- Sonata - Jo Stafford
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