Explore

Friday 18 July 1947

1947-07-18

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Sepia Cinderella, directed by Arthur Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Or have a look at the whole 1947.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 18 July 1947 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Sepia Cinderella

Directed by: Arthur Leonard

Starring: Billy Daniels, Sheila Guyse, Tondaleyo

Country: United States

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple

Country: United States

More info

Crossfire

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

More info

Cry Wolf

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Errol Flynn, Barbara Stanwyck, Geraldine Brooks

Country: United States

More info

The Hucksters

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Clark Gable, Deborah Kerr, Sydney Greenstreet

Country: United States

More info

TV Series

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

Musical Merry-Go-Round

Starring: Jack Kilty, Frederick DeWilde, Penny Gerard, Eve Young

Country: United States

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

Find out your future

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 18 July 1947!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 July 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ayn Rumen: Brooklyn, New York -- Actress (Janet-McLean Stevenson Show).
  • Kurt Mann: Roslyn, New York -- Actor (Bad Penny).
  • Steve Forbes: American publishing executive who announced his first presidential candidacy in 1995, vowing a self-financed, multimillion dollar campaign to overtake his eight Republican rivals.
  • Steven W Mahoney: Canadian politician.
  • Ayn Rumen in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actress (Janet - The McLean Stevenson Show).
See other famous people born on 18 July
Facts:
  • British seize Exodus 1947 ship of Jewish immigrants to Palestine
  • King George VI signs Indian Independence Bill
  • Tigers shut out Yanks 2-0, end 19 game win streak
  • US begins administering Trust Territory of Pacific Islands
  • US receives United Nations trusteeship over Pacific Islands.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee

Click here to Subscribe

Music Charts

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

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 18 July 1947 to enjoy the time of your life

See our collection

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.

More info

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.

More info

Lydia Bailey

By: Kenneth Roberts

Lydia Bailey, by Roberts, Kenneth

More info

Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Tell the world why 18 July 1947 is such a special date for you!