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Friday 26 September 1947

1947-09-26

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Unsuspected, directed by Michael Curtiz, 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 months ?

The Unsuspected

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Claude Rains, Joan Caulfield, Audrey Totter

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

WJLA ABC 7 News

Starring: Erik Mueller

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 September 1947 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Philippe Lavil: French singer and TV presenter of aristocratic descent, coming from Martinique.
  • Lynn Anderson: American vocalist, instrumental in extending the range of country-western.
  • Lucius Allen: American athlete, pro basketball player for 10 seasons beginning in 1969.
  • Graham Faulkner: London, England -- Actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon).
  • Richard Roth: United States -- 400m swim medley (1964 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hugh Lofting: English author and poet created Doctor Dolittle (d. 1947).
Facts:
  • Happy Chandler announces Ford and Gillette to sponsor World Series.

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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: Fall Fashion review
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jackie Robinson -- Sep. 22, 1947
  • Life: Madame Du Barry

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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