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Friday 1 August 1947

1947-08-01

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Son of Rusty, directed by Lew Landers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Son of Rusty

Directed by: Lew Landers

Starring: Ted Donaldson, Stephen Dunne, Tom Powers

Country: United States

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Green for Danger

Directed by: Sidney Gilliat

Starring: Alastair Sim, Sally Gray, Trevor Howard

Country: United States

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff

Country: United States

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Possessed

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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Sepia Cinderella

Directed by: Arthur Leonard

Starring: Billy Daniels, Sheila Guyse, Tondaleyo

Country: United States

TV Series

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

Play the Game

Starring: Robert McDermott

Country: United Kingdom

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Seaside Concert Parties

Starring: Harry Brunning, Ken Douglas, Jimmy Edwards, Leonard Henry

Country: United Kingdom

Musical Merry-Go-Round

Starring: Jack Kilty, Frederick DeWilde, Penny Gerard, Eve Young

Country: United States

The Borden Show

Starring: Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States

The Wife Saver

Starring: Allen Prescott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Paul Bonnel: American noted family, the third son of actress Gale Storm and actor Lee Bonnell.
  • Lorna Goodison: Jamaican poet and author.
  • Ronnie King: Dutch-Canadian musician, producer, and co-owner of Blue Label Records with Sean Couevas.
  • Serge Durville: French race horse trainer, owner and jockey.
  • Bob Makransky: American professional astrologer, previously system analyst and programmer.
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Facts:
  • Medium & The Telephone opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 211 performances
  • Valleivogels soccer team forms in Scherpenzeel

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Books

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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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