It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- Dark Passage
directed by Delmer Daves
starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett
directed by Vittorio De Sica
starring: Rinaldo Smordoni, Franco Interlenghi, Annielo Mele
- Body and Soul
directed by Robert Rossen
starring: John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks
- Down to Earth
directed by Alexander Hall
starring: Rita Hayworth, Larry Parks, Marc Platt
- Life with Father
directed by Michael Curtiz
starring: William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor
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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1947 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: C.S. Lewis -- Sep. 8, 1947
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
by Thomas B. Costain
Vivid and dramatic story of a great conspiracy and a great love, set in 15th century France. King Charles VII, Agnes Sorel - his mistress, Jaques Coeur - the king's moneyman - history's first great merchant prince.
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.
by Kenneth Roberts
Lydia Bailey, by Roberts, Kenneth
Milwaukee Road Olympian Hiawatha Train Ad, NICE (1947)
Rare 1/2 Page Kilroys Cap Ad Great 40s Kitch (1947)
Du Pont Peters Police Match, Target Ammunition (1947)
Tell the world why Thursday, 11 September 1947 is such a special date for you!