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Sunday 6 April 1947

1947-04-06

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). This Happy Breed, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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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 6 April 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Ratzenberger: American actor who established himself as Cliff, the know-it-all mailman, a regular on the top hit TV show, Cheers.
  • John Kirkwood: Scottish artist, sculptor.
  • Jan Kees: Wiebenga; Dutch Member of Parliament (VVD).
  • Jacques Lameloise: French chef de cuisine at the restaurant Maison Lameloise (usually known as Lameloise) in Chagny, France, 1971-2008.
  • Sally Eaton: American Wiccan High Priestess, liturgist, singer and actress, whose credits include creating and playing the role of Jeanie in the stage production of the hit Broadway musical Hair.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st Tony Awards: Arthur Miller, David Wayne and Patricia Neal win
  • 11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins his second Masters golf tournament, shooting a 281.
  • First Tony Awards: Arthur Miller, David Wayne and Patricia Neal win.
  • The first Tony Awards are presented for theatrical achievement.

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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

Lydia Bailey, by Roberts, Kenneth

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