Saturday December 27, 1947

US date format: 12/27/1947, UK date format: 27/12/1947

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 27, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Peter Criss and Carlton Fisk. 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 27, 1947?


    Holidays

  • The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
  • R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist

    Events

  • 1st Howdy Doody Show, (Puppet Playhouse), telecast on NBC
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 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

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The Newscenter

Starring: Jim Vance

Country: United States of America

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