Friday January 24, 1947

US date format: 1/24/1947, UK date format: 24/1/1947

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Michio Kaku and Warren Zevon. Nora Prentiss, directed by Vincent Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
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Movies

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Nora Prentiss

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Kent Smith, Bruce Bennett, Robert Alda

Angel and the Badman

Directed by: James Edward Grant

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey, Bruce Cabot

Country: United States of America

Odd Man Out

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, F.J. McCormick

Country: United States of America

Boomerang!

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb, Cara Williams

Country: United States of America

The Unfaithful

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Lew Ayres, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 24, 1947?


    Holidays

  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra

    Events

  • Greek banker Dimitrios Maximos becomes Prime Minister of Greece.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 24, 1947?


    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Managua, Nicaragua - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  2. Open The Door, Richard! - Jack McVea & His All-Stars

TV Series

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

Muffin the Mule

Written by: Ann Hogarth, Annette Mills

Starring: Annette Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Household Hints

KSDK News Channel 5

Dancing on Air

Starring: Ed Sims

The Care of Your Car

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