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Thursday 15 May 1947

1947-05-15

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Great Expectations, directed by David Lean, 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 30 days ?

Great Expectations

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

The Wife Saver

Starring: Allen Prescott

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Graeham Goble: Australian singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Little River Band Mississippi Travis Wellington Hedge and Birtles & Goble).
  • Graham Goble: Adelaide, South Australia -- Rock guitarist (Little River Band).
  • Hubert Falco: French politician who was appointed Secretary of State for development of the territory in the government of François Fillon on 18 March 2008.
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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. Across The Alley From The Alamo - Mills Brothers
  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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