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Thursday 9 October 1947

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include William E McAnulty and France Gall. Nightmare Alley, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Kukla, Fran and Ollie.
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 ?

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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Fun & Fancy Free

Directed by: Edgar Bergen

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey

Country: United States

Unconquered

Directed by: Cecil B. De Mille

Starring: Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard, Howard Da Silva

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

WJLA ABC 7 News

Starring: Erik Mueller

Country: United States

Author Meets the Critics

Starring: John Barkham, Ray Brock, H.V. Kaltenborn, Quentin Reynolds

Country: United States

The Walter Compton News

Starring: Walter Compton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 October 1947 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • William E McAnulty: Jr.
  • France Gall: French and international popular "yé-yé" singer, daughter of Robert Gall, songwriter, and Cécile (whose father was Paul Berthier, co-founder of "Les Petits Chanteurs à la Croix de Bois").
  • Sally Chisholm: American musician, violist for the Pro Arte Quartet, founder of the award-winning Thouvenal Quartet and professor of viola.
  • Noel Van Tygem: .
  • John Doubleday: English sculptor and painter.
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Facts:
  • High Button Shoes opens at Century Theater NYC for 727 performances
  • 1st telephone conversation between a moving car and a plane

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Near You - Elliot Lawrence & His Orchestra
  2. An Apple Blossom Wedding - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Franklin D Roosevelt at 13
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert G. Sproul -- Oct. 6, 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

Book by Roberts, Kenneth

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