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Monday 15 September 1947

1947-09-15

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Dark Passage, directed by Delmer Daves, 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 ?

Dark Passage

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett

Country: United States

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Shoeshine

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Rinaldo Smordoni, Franco Interlenghi, Annielo Mele

Country: United States

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Body and Soul

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks

Country: United States

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Down to Earth

Directed by: Alexander Hall

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Larry Parks, Marc Platt

Country: United States

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Life with Father

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Author Meets the Critics

Starring: John Barkham, Ray Brock, H.V. Kaltenborn, Quentin Reynolds

Country: United States

The Walter Compton News

Starring: Walter Compton

Country: United States

Saturday Night at the Palace

Starring: Doreen Austin

Country: United Kingdom

Play the Game

Starring: Robert McDermott

Country: United Kingdom

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Seaside Concert Parties

Starring: Harry Brunning, Ken Douglas, Jimmy Edwards, Leonard Henry

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roger Knobelspiess: French homicide; he conducted robbery with hostages whom he murdered.
  • Mary Aden-Harter: American market analyst who founded Aden Research with her sister Pamela in San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • Theodore Long: American professional wrestling manager.
  • Viggo Jensen: Danish footballer and manager.
  • : American drummer (Black Artists Group and Human Arts Ensemble).
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Facts:
  • 1st 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested, Columbus, Ohio
  • Yanks clinch pennant #15
  • First four-engine jet-propelled fighter-plane tested, Columbus, Ohio.
  • RCA releases the 12AX7 vacuum tube.
  • Typhoon Kathleen hit the Kanto Region in Japan killing 1,077.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby - Feudin' and Fightin'

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Madame Du Barry
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sophie Gimbel -- Sep. 15, 1947
  • Life: Little English girl hugging Dog

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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