Thursday 17 April 1947
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Odd Man Out, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1947 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- George Emslie: Lord Emslie Scottish lawyer and judge.
- Richard Field: English lawyer and judge.
- Sherrie Levine: American photographer.
- Paul Thomas: American porn actor and director.
- Tsutomu Wakamatsu: Japanese baseball player coach and manager.
- Dan Westergard: American waiter in a San Francisco, CA restaurant. As a hobby, he was a square dancer, even going to national meets.
- Nadi' Bertorello: Italian model and second wife of boxer Nino Benvenuti.
- Charles Frank in Olympia: Washington, USA; actor (The Chisholms, Emerald Point NAS).
- Jackie Robinson bunts for his first major league hit.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1947 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Roses in the Rain - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 17 April 1947 and get them!