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Wednesday 30 July 1947

1947-07-30

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, directed by Norman Z. McLeod, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 July 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ronald Pina: American lawyer, district attorny of bristol county, ma, gained celebrity status in gang rape case; d.a.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger: Austrian-born actor and politician began his career as a body-builder, ultimately winning several titles for his strength and magnificently sculpted body, including "Mr.
  • Françoise Barré-Sinoussi: French virologist who was a corecipient, with Luc Montagnier and Harald zur Hausen, of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.
  • Jonathan Mann: American physician and author (d. 1998).
  • Anna Panayiotopoulou: Greek actress.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Joseph Cook: English-Australian miner and politician 6th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1947).
Facts:
  • Cin Reds 16 game win streak ends, losing to New York Giants 5-4

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

  • Life: Princess Elizabeth
  • Time: Gossip columnist Hedda Hopper.
  • Life: Yanks at Heidelberg

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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