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Thursday 25 December 1947, Christmas

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 25, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Meyer and Pepe Smith. 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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What the sky looked like on 25 December 1947

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Movies

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Brighton Rock

Directed by: John Boulting

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

Country: United States

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I Walk Alone

Directed by: Byron Haskin

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

Country: United States

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Killer McCoy

Directed by: Roy Rowland

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

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The Paradine Case

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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

Country: United States

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If Winter Comes

Directed by: Victor Saville

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

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TV Series

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

Playroom

Directed by: Stephen Stahl

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The BBC Television Newsreel

The Newscenter

Starring: Jim Vance

Country: United States

Public Prosecutor

Starring: John Howard, Anne Gwynne, Walter Sande

Country: United States

Photographic Horizons

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
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Facts:
  • Taiwan passes Human Rights laws (Day of Earth Law).
  • The Constitution of the Republic of China goes into effect.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 25, 1947 - Geocentric view

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