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Thursday 17 July 1947

1947-07-17

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, directed by Irving Reis, 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 ?

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple

Country: United States

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Crossfire

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Cry Wolf

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Errol Flynn, Barbara Stanwyck, Geraldine Brooks

Country: United States

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The Hucksters

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Clark Gable, Deborah Kerr, Sydney Greenstreet

Country: United States

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Brute Force

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Borden Show

Starring: Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Raoul Wallenberg: Swedish businessman and diplomat from a wealthy family who effectively pulled off the rescue of more than 12,000 Hungarian Jews as WW II was drawing to a close.
Facts:
  • The Indian passenger ship ''Ramdas'' is capsized by a cyclone at Mumbai, India, with 625 people killed.
  • Following wide media and UNSCOP coverage, ''The Exodus'' is captured by British troops and refused entry into Palestine at the port of Haifa.
  • President Harry S. Truman signs the Presidential Succession Act into law, which places the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate next in the line of succession after the Vice President.

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Music Charts

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

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Elizabeth Taylor
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Eva Peron -- July 14, 1947
  • Life: Girl riding MerryGoRound

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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