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Tuesday 1 April 1947

1947-04-01

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Farmer's Daughter, directed by H.C. Potter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Farmer's Daughter

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore

Country: United States

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The Egg and I

Directed by: Chester Erskine

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Marjorie Main

Country: United States

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My Favorite Brunette

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

Starring: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre

Country: United States

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The Red House

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson

Country: United States

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Ivan the Terrible, Part I

Directed by: Sergei Eisenstein

Starring: Nikolai Cherkasov, Lyudmila Tselikovskaya, Serafima Birman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Juvenile Jury

Starring: Jack Barry, Red Skelton, Mary Small

Country: United States

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Show Business, Inc.

Country: United States

Small Fry Club

Starring: Bob Emery, Howard J. Schuman

Country: United States

Bristol-Myers Tele-Varieties

Starring: Jinx Falkenburg, Tex McCrary

Country: United States

Melody Bar Ranch

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 April 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
  • Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Norman Van Lier: American athlete, pro-basketball player, drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 1969.
  • Neşe Karaböcek: Turkish singer and actress.
  • Alain Connes: French mathematician, currently Professor at the Collège de France, IHÉS, The Ohio State University and Vanderbilt University.
  • Philippe Kirsch: Canadian lawyer and judge.
  • Francine Prose: American author critic and academic.
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Famous Deaths:
  • George II: George II of Greece (d. 1947).
  • George King: American noted family, the son of Admiral King, a distinguished Naval Commander for whom King Hall at the Naval Postgraduate School, is named.
Facts:
  • 1st Jewish immigrants to Israel disembark at Port of Eilat
  • Paul becomes king of Greece, on the death of his childless elder brother, George II.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1947 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. How are Things in Glocca Mora? - Dick Haymes
  2. Art Lund - Mam'selle
  3. Linda - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1947?

  • Esquire
  • Life: Spring hats
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Princess Elizabeth -- Mar. 31, 1947

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Moneyman

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Moneyman By Thomas B. Costain 1947 Hardcover. Thrilling story of a great conspiracy and Romance in the Court of King VII Published by Doubleday & Comp.

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Gentleman's Agreement

By: Laura Z. Hobson

The plot of GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT concerns the experiences of a young Gentile writer who poses as a Jew in order to secure material on anti-Semitism for a series of magazine articles.

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Lydia Bailey

By: Kenneth Roberts

Lydia Bailey, by Roberts, Kenneth

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