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Wednesday 7 May 1947

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Emmanuel Krivine . Born to Kill, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Kraft Theatre.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 7 May 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
  • Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
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Facts:
  • General MacArthur approves Japanese constitution
  • Paraguayian Government unleashes contra revolt.
  • US General Douglas MacArthur approves Japanese constitution.
  • Kraft Television Theater debuts, running for the next 11 years.

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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

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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