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Saturday 2 August 1947

1947-08-02

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). 'I Know Where I'm Going!', directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

'I Know Where I'm Going!'

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, Pamela Brown

Country: United States

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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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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 2 August 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (Decca) - Perry Como (Ted Weems Orchestra)
  2. I Ain't Mad at You - Count Basie & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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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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