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Wednesday 12 November 1947

1947-11-12

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Out of the Past, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Out of the Past

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas

Country: United States

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Gentleman's Agreement

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield

Country: United States

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Forever Amber

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Mary Kay and Johnny

Starring: Mary Kay Stearns

Country: United States

Viewers' Viewpoint

Country: United Kingdom

Stump the Stars

Written by: Mike Stokey

Starring: Mike Stokey, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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Eye Witness

Starring: Ben Grauer

Country: United States

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Meet the Press

Starring: David Gregory, Tim Russert, Lawrence E. Spivak, Chuck Todd

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
  • Patrice Leconte: French film director, comic strip writer and screenwriter, best known for his movies "Les Bronzés" (1,2, and 3), "The Hairdesser's Husband", "Monsieur Hire", "Ridicule", and "The Suicide Shop" (2012).
  • Donald Roeser: Rock guitarist / vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult).
  • J C Crowley: Rocker.
  • Ron Bryant: American baseball player.
  • Buck Dharma (born Donald Roeser): American vocalist and guitarist (Blue Oyster Cult).
See other famous people born on 12 November
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • KPO-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KNBC (now KNBR)
  • Schilderijenvervalser Han of Meegeren to 1 years jail sentenced

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Frank Sinatra - So Far
  2. So Far - Margaret Whiting
  3. Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra - Ballerina
  4. The Whistler - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Rita Hayworth
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sir Stafford Cripps -- Nov. 10, 1947
  • Life: Ballet beauties

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

Lydia Bailey, by Roberts, Kenneth

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