Liberty Union-Thurston Alumni
Liberty Union High School Alumni Association
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 Baltimore, Ohio 43105
Liberty Union High School Alumni Association

Class of 1947


In 1947, A Car Cost $1500

Harry Truman is president of the US

Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier in baseball by joining the Brooklyn Dodgers

Britain grants independence to India and Pakistan

The Truman Doctrine is formulated to aid Greece and Turkey against Communist rebels and Soviet expansionism

The House UnAmerican Activities Committee begins hearings into alleged communist influence in Hollywood

The CIA is established

David Bowie, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, Elton John, David Letterman, and Stephen King

New York Yankees win the World Series

Chicago Cardinals win the NFL championship

Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup

The Diary of Anne Frank is published

Jack Kerouac makes the journey which he will later chronicle in his book On the Road

There are 14,000 television sets in use in the United States

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