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..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

  • Dark PassageDark Passage
    directed by Delmer Daves
    starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett
  • ShoeshineShoeshine
    directed by Vittorio De Sica
    starring: Rinaldo Smordoni, Franco Interlenghi, Annielo Mele
  • Body and SoulBody and Soul
    directed by Robert Rossen
    starring: John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks
  • Down to EarthDown to Earth
    directed by Alexander Hall
    starring: Rita Hayworth, Larry Parks, Marc Platt
  • Life with FatherLife with Father
    directed by Michael Curtiz
    starring: William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor
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Magazine Covers

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

  •  TIME Magazine Cover: C.S. Lewis -- Sep. 8, 1947 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: C.S. Lewis -- Sep. 8, 1947
  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Miracle of the Bells by Russell Janne

The Miracle of the Bells

by Russell Janne


The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain

The Moneyman

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.

Gentleman's Agreement by Laura Z. Hobson

Gentleman's Agreement

by Laura Z. Hobson


A landmark novel that ranked #1 on the New York Times bestseller list for five months straight, Gentleman’s Agreement speaks to the pervasive nature of prejudice after World War II—an issue just as relevant today as when the book was first published Journalist Philip Green has just moved to New York City from California when the Third Reich falls.

Lydia Bailey by Kenneth Roberts

Lydia Bailey

by Kenneth Roberts


Lydia Bailey, by Roberts, Kenneth

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Kayser Fit all proportions. Hosiery lingerie, underwear (1947)Kayser Fit all proportions. Hosiery lingerie, underwear (1947)
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