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Wednesday 5 November 1947

1947-11-05

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Gentleman's Agreement, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Gentleman's Agreement

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield

Country: United States

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Forever Amber

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene

Country: United States

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Nightmare Alley

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray

Country: United States

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Song of Love

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Robert Walker

Country: United States

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The Unsuspected

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Claude Rains, Joan Caulfield, Audrey Totter

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Eye Witness

Starring: Ben Grauer

Country: United States

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Meet the Press

Starring: David Gregory, Tim Russert, Lawrence E. Spivak, Chuck Todd

Country: United States

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The Handle Bar

Starring: Jimmy Edwards, Charmian Innes, Humphrey Lestocq, Barry Phelps

Country: United Kingdom

Kukla, Fran and Ollie

Starring: Burr Tillstrom, Cecil Bill, Colonel Richard Crackie, Oliver J. Dragon

Country: United States

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Seven Arts Quiz

Starring: Bill Slater

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 November 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
  • St. Magnus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Oleg Antropov: USSR -- Volleyball player (1968 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Quint Davis: American director and producer.
  • Rubén Juárez: Argentinian singer-songwriter and bandoneon player (d. 2010).
  • Ruben Juarez: Argentine bandoneonist (d. 2010).
  • Peter Noone: British singer, guitarist, actor, band leader and songwriter.
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Music Charts

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

Top #6 songs in the USA
  1. You Do - Bing Crosby
  2. Red Wing - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra
  3. Too Fat Polka (I Don't Want Her-You Can Have Her-She's Too Fat For Me) - Arthur Godfrey
  4. Margaret Whiting - You Do
  5. You Do - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  6. Vic Damone - You Do

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ballet beauties
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert A. Chappuis -- Nov. 3, 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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