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Wednesday 12 March 1947

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jill O'Hara in Warren and Peter Harry Carstensen. My Favorite Brunette, directed by Elliott Nugent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Small Fry Club.
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 ?

My Favorite Brunette

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

Starring: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre

Country: United States

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The Red House

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson

Country: United States

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Ivan the Terrible, Part I

Directed by: Sergei Eisenstein

Starring: Nikolai Cherkasov, Lyudmila Tselikovskaya, Serafima Birman

Country: United States

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Boomerang!

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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The Two Mrs. Carrolls

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck, Alexis Smith

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Squeaky Mulligan, the Talking Cat

Starring: Al Jarvis, Arlene Gray, Mike Jarvis, Russell Jefferson

Country: United States

Know Your New York

Starring: Evelyn Peterson, Don Roper

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 March 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
  • Mauritius - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jill O'Hara in Warren: Pennsylvania, USA; Broadway actress (Promises! Promises!).
  • Peter Harry Carstensen: German politician.
  • Grégory Ken: French stage actor, singer, and guitarist, he played in the musicals (French versions of) Hair, Godspel, Jesus-Christ Superstar, and Mayflower.
  • Mitt Romney: American businessman and politician, Republican Party candidate who won the November 2002 gubernatorial election in Massachusetts and who threw his hat in the 2008 race for the White House.
  • Peter Carstensen: German educator and politician.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Chocolate Soldier opens at Century Theater NYC for 69 performances
  • President Truman introduces Truman-doctrine to fight communism
  • US President Harry Truman introduces Truman-doctrine to fight communism.
  • Belgian government of Huysmans resigns.
  • The Truman Doctrine is proclaimed to help stem the spread of Communism.

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. How Are Things in Glocca Mora? - Martha Tilton
  2. Frank Sinatra - That's How Much I Love You
  3. Andy Russell - Anniversary Song
  4. Open The Door, Richard - Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
  5. Charioteers - Open the Door, Richard

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: girl in bathtub with bubbles
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George C. Marshall -- Mar. 10, 1947
  • Life: Renaissance man

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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