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Saturday 5 April 1947

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Terry Camilleri and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. This Happy Breed, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Juvenile Jury.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

This Happy Breed

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, Amy Veness

Country: United States

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Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan

Country: United States

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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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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 5 April 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
Famous Birthdays:
  • Terry Camilleri: Maltese-born Australian actor, who has also worked variously overseas in the United Kingdom and the United States.
  • Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo: Filipino academic and politician 14th President of the Philippines.
  • Virendra Sharma: Indian-English lawyer and politician.
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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. Art Lund - Mam'selle
  2. My Adobe Hacienda - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
  3. Heartaches - Harry James & 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

From Library Journal: Kenneth Roberts wrote a number of these inflated historical romances, which were artful enough to snag him a special Pulitzer citation. This 1947 outing features Albion Hamlin, who comes to Boston in 1800 to defend a man ...

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