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Sunday 21 September 1947

1947-09-21

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Fun & Fancy Free, directed by Edgar Bergen, 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 ?

Fun & Fancy Free

Directed by: Edgar Bergen

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey

Country: United States

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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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 21 September 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Flip Reade: American body-builder, minor actor and mime.
  • Stephen King: American prolific writer and screenwriter.
  • Martha Jones: British-Canadian astrologer based in Alberta whose astrological art has appeared on the cover of The Mountain Astrologer.
  • Don Gelder: Gainesville, Florida -- Rocker (Eagles).
  • Don Felder: American guitarist and songwriter (Eagles).
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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. I Wish I Didn't Love You So - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  2. Jack Owens - How Soon (Will I Be Seeing You)
  3. Near You - Alvino Rey & His Orchestra
  4. Johnny Mercer - Sugar Blues
  5. Betty Hutton - I Wish I Didn't Love You So

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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

Lydia Bailey, by Roberts, Kenneth

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