Saturday March 01, 1947

US date format: 3/1/1947, UK date format: 1/3/1947

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 1, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Alan Thicke and Martyn Jones (politician). It Happened in Brooklyn, directed by Richard Whorf, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
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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It Happened in Brooklyn

Directed by: Richard Whorf

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Peter Lawford, Jimmy Durante

Shoot to Kill

Directed by: William Berke

Starring: Russell Wade, Luana Walters, Edmund MacDonald, Robert Kent


Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Teresa Wright, Robert Mitchum, Judith Anderson, Dean Jagger

Country: United States of America

The Two Mrs. Carrolls

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck, Alexis Smith, Nigel Bruce

Country: United States of America

El tigre de Jalisco

Directed by: René Cardona

Starring: Armando Soto La Marina, Delia Magaña, Manolo Fábregas, Beatriz Aguirre


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 01, 1947?


  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
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  • The International Monetary Fund begins financial operations.

    Famous Deaths

  • J Boogaard: Nazi collaborator, executed.
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Music charts

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

    Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. How Are Things in Glocca Mora - Buddy Clark
  2. Heartaches (Victor rec) - Ted Weems & His Orchestra
  3. Open the Door, Richard - Pied Pipers
  4. Dinah Shore - Anniversary Song

TV Series

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

Muffin the Mule

Written by: Ann Hogarth, Annette Mills

Starring: Annette Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Household Hints

Small Fry Club

Starring: Bob Emery, Howard J. Schuman

Country: United States of America

Television Dancing Club

KSDK News Channel 5

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