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Tuesday 29 April 1947

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Laurence Miller and John[ny Laurence] Miller in San Francisco. Born to Kill, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Doorway to Fame.
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 this week ?

Born to Kill

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Walter Slezak

Country: United States

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Miracle on 34th Street

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Doorway to Fame

Starring: Johnny Olson, Ned Harvey, Joe Bolton

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Laurence Miller: San Francisco, California -- Golfer (US Open 1973, British Open 1976).
  • John[ny Laurence] Miller in San Francisco: California, USA; golfer (US Open 1973, 1974 PGA Player of the Year, British Open 1976).
  • Jacob Holdt: Danish photographer, global vagabond, maker of the "American Pictures" book and traveling slideshow that documents racism and poverty.
  • Tommy James: American musician, singer, songwriter and guitarist and leader of his group Tommy James and the Shondells.
  • Johnny Miller: American golfer, the world's hottest in the mid-'70s.
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Harmonicats - Peg O' My Heart

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Alice in Wonderland
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Miguel Aleman -- Apr. 28, 1947
  • Life: Veterans at college

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

Book by Roberts, Kenneth

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