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Wednesday 14 May 1947

1947-05-14

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Born to Kill, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Movies

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

Born to Kill

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Walter Slezak

Country: United States

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Miracle on 34th Street

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne

Country: United States

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For the Love of Rusty

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Ted Donaldson, Tom Powers, Ann Doran

Country: United States

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Odd Man Out

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

In the Kelvinator Kitchen

Starring: Ray Forrest, Alma Kitchell

Country: United States

Café Continental

Written by: Henry Caldwell

Starring: Claude Frederic

Country: United Kingdom

Birthday Party

Starring: Ted Brown, Aunt Grace, Bill Slater

Country: United States

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Kraft Theatre

Starring: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Country: United States

Doorway to Fame

Starring: Johnny Olson, Ned Harvey, Joe Bolton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Ray Sinnock: American US Mint chief coin engraver (1925-47), dies at age 59.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Frank Sinatra - Mam'selle
  2. Mills Brothers - Across The Alley From The Alamo
  3. I Never Knew - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Bulgarian man
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Arthur Vandenberg -- May 12, 1947
  • Life: Woman in Riding outfits

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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