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Monday 16 June 1947

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include -minu and Allen Cowlings. L'Atalante, directed by Jean Vigo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching The Wife Saver.
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Movies

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

L'Atalante

Directed by: Jean Vigo

Starring: Dita Parlo, Jean Dast, Michel Simon

Country: United States

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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

TV Series

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

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 16 June 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
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Facts:
  • Pravda denounces Marshall Plan
  • Soviet news service Pravda denounces American Marshall Plan.
  • First network news - Dumont's News from Washington.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Temptation (Tim-Tayshun) - Red Ingle & The Natural Seven & Jo Stafford

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Boy in sailor hat sitting on pipe
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gov. Ernest Gruening -- June 16, 1947
  • Life: Young ballerina

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

From Library Journal: Kenneth Roberts wrote a number of these inflated historical romances, which were artful enough to snag him a special Pulitzer citation. This 1947 outing features Albion Hamlin, who comes to Boston in 1800 to defend a man ...

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