Tuesday July 01, 1947

US date format: 7/1/1947, UK date format: 1/7/1947

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 1, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Marc Benno and Shirley Hemphill. Hoppy's Holiday, directed by George Archainbaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching The Borden Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Hoppy's Holiday

Directed by: George Archainbaud

Starring: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks, Andrew Tombes

The Hucksters

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Clark Gable, Deborah Kerr, Sydney Greenstreet, Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States of America

Springtime in the Sierras

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Jane Frazee, Andy Devine

Kilroy Was Here

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Jackie Cooper, Jackie Coogan, Wanda McKay, Frank Jenks

Cry Wolf

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Errol Flynn, Barbara Stanwyck, Geraldine Brooks, Richard Basehart

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 01, 1947?


  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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  • 192m long passenger ship Willem Ruys (Achille Lauro) launched
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 01, 1947?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Tallahassee - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
  2. Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) - Tex Williams & The Western Caravan

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Borden Show

Starring: Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States of America

In the Kelvinator Kitchen

Starring: Ray Forrest, Alma Kitchell

Country: United States of America

The Wife Saver

Starring: Allen Prescott

Country: United States of America

Birthday Party

Starring: Ted Brown, Aunt Grace, Bill Slater

Country: United States of America

Café Continental

Written by: Henry Caldwell

Starring: Claude Frederic

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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