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Thursday 24 April 1947

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Glenn Cornick and Hubert Ann. For the Love of Rusty, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Juvenile Jury.
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 ?

For the Love of Rusty

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Ted Donaldson, Tom Powers, Ann Doran

Country: United States

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Odd Man Out

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States

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This Happy Breed

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, Amy Veness

Country: United States

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Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Juvenile Jury

Starring: Jack Barry, Red Skelton, Mary Small

Country: United States

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Show Business, Inc.

Country: United States

Small Fry Club

Starring: Bob Emery, Howard J. Schuman

Country: United States

Bristol-Myers Tele-Varieties

Starring: Jinx Falkenburg, Tex McCrary

Country: United States

Melody Bar Ranch

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Glenn Cornick: rock bassist (Jethro Tull - "Thick as a Brick").
  • Hubert Ann: Kelly; American singer (Hues Corporation - "Rock the Boat").
  • Roger D Kornberg: American chemist and Nobel Prize laureate.
  • Jean Lerberghe: Belgian champion weightlifter.
  • Josep Borrell: Spanish engineer and politician 22nd President of the European Parliament.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Free Eats - Count Basie & His Orchestra
  2. Linda - Paul Weston & His Orchestra
  3. My Melancholy Baby - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Veterans at college
  • Time: United Air Lines, Inc. boss William Allan Patterson
  • Life: Pretty girls and flowering dogwood

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

From Library Journal: Kenneth Roberts wrote a number of these inflated historical romances, which were artful enough to snag him a special Pulitzer citation. This 1947 outing features Albion Hamlin, who comes to Boston in 1800 to defend a man ...

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