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Wednesday 23 July 1947

1947-07-23

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Possessed, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Possessed

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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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

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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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TV Series

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

Seaside Concert Parties

Starring: Harry Brunning, Ken Douglas, Jimmy Edwards, Leonard Henry

Country: United Kingdom

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 July 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
  • Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gardner Dozois: American science fiction writer and editor.
  • Torsten Palm: Swedish race car driver.
  • Robin Simon: English historian critic and academic.
  • Spencer Christian: Weatherman (Good Morning America).
  • David Essex: British musician, one of Britain's leading rock singers, a teen-age idol of the '70s and a virtual superstar 1973-1975.
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Facts:
  • 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, Rhode Island
  • First (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, Rhode Island.

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

  • Life: Yanks at Heidelberg
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George A. Smith -- July 21, 1947
  • Life: Elizabeth Taylor

Books

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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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