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Saturday 13 December 1947

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It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Bishop's Wife, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Bishop's Wife

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Americana

Starring: John Mason Brown, Vivian Ferrer, Dick Dudley, Hugh James

Country: United States

Charade Quiz

Starring: Bill Slater, Jackson Beck, Ellen Fenwick, Allan Frank

Country: United States

Television Playhouse

Country: United States

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Mary Kay and Johnny

Starring: Mary Kay Stearns

Country: United States

Viewers' Viewpoint

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Nicholas Roerich: Russian aristocrat, an artist, philosopher, explorer and archaeologist, a descendent of the royal line of Roerich.
Facts:
  • Caribbean Carnival closes at International NYC after 11 performances
  • Maine Turnpike opens to traffic

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Duke of Windsor
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rebecca West -- Dec. 8, 1947
  • Life: Gregory Peck

Books

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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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