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Thursday 18 September 1947

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hans Vermeulen and Drew Faust. Unconquered, directed by Cecil B. De Mille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Author Meets the Critics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

Unconquered

Directed by: Cecil B. De Mille

Starring: Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard, Howard Da Silva

Country: United States

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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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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 18 September 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
  • RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
  • In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hans Vermeulen: Singer / guitarist (Sandy Coast).
  • Drew Faust: American educator, writer and first female President of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.
  • Russ Abbot: English comedian actor and singer.
  • Giancarlo Minardi: Italian businessman founded the Minardi Racing Team.
  • Paul Seed: British television director and former actor.
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Facts:
  • National Security Act, passes
  • USAF (US Air Force) forms
  • The National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency were established in the United States under the National Security Act.

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

Hardcover - 1947 - First Edition - Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc. Black boards (as shown) have very light edge, spine wear. No DJ. Interior pages are evenly age toned but clean and unmarked.

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Videogames

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