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Monday 5 May 1947

1947-05-05

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Born to Kill, directed by Robert Wise, 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 in the last 30 days ?

Born to Kill

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Walter Slezak

Country: United States

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Miracle on 34th Street

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne

Country: United States

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For the Love of Rusty

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Ted Donaldson, Tom Powers, Ann Doran

Country: United States

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Odd Man Out

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Kraft Theatre

Starring: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Country: United States

Doorway to Fame

Starring: Johnny Olson, Ned Harvey, Joe Bolton

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 May 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Larry Hisle: American baseball player, a right-handed outfielder who played with the Philadelphia Phillies (1968–71), Minnesota Twins (1973–77) and Milwaukee Brewers (1978–82).
  • Daisuke Ban: Japanese actor.
  • Robin McNamara: American singer-songwriter and actor.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ty LaForest: Canadian-American baseball player (d. 1947).
Facts:
  • Mississippi Valley flooding kills 16 and causes $850 million in damage.

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Music Charts

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

Top #8 songs in the USA
  1. Dennis Day - Mam'selle
  2. April Showers - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  3. Dinning Sisters - My Adobe Hacienda
  4. Red Silk Stockings and Green Perfume - Ray McKinley & His Orchestra
  5. Mam'selle - Pied Pipers
  6. Dick Haymes - Mam'selle
  7. Frank Sinatra - I Believe
  8. Mam'selle - Ray Dorey

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Woman in Riding outfits
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Palmiro Togliatti -- May 5, 1947
  • Esquire

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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