Tuesday December 23, 1947

US date format: 12/23/1947, UK date format: 23/12/1947

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 23, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Susan Lucci and Astrid Zekul. 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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 23, 1947?


    Holidays

  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
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    Events

  • Transistor invented by Bardeen, Brattain and Shockley in Bell Labs
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 23, 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?

Playroom

Directed by: Stephen Stahl

Little Audrey

Little Audrey

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The Newscenter

Starring: Jim Vance

Country: United States of America

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