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Saturday 1 November 1947

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anna Stuart and Rolando Garbey. Forever Amber, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 while The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meet the Press.
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TV Series

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

Meet the Press

Starring: David Gregory, Tim Russert, Lawrence E. Spivak, Chuck Todd

Country: United States

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Eye Witness

Starring: Ben Grauer

Country: United States

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Kukla, Fran and Ollie

Starring: Burr Tillstrom, Cecil Bill, Colonel Richard Crackie, Oliver J. Dragon

Country: United States

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Play the Game

Starring: Robert McDermott

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Birthday Party

Starring: Ted Brown, Aunt Grace, Bill Slater

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Forever Amber

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene

Country: United States

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Song of Love

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Robert Walker

Country: United States

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Nightmare Alley

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray

Country: United States

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The Unsuspected

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Claude Rains, Joan Caulfield, Audrey Totter

Country: United States

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Unconquered

Directed by: Cecil B. De Mille

Starring: Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard, Howard Da Silva

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 November 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
  • World Vegan Day
  • Mexico - The Day of the Dead
  • Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
Famous Birthdays:
  • Anna Stuart: Actress (Donna Love-Another World).
  • Rolando Garbey: Oriente, Cuba -- Light MW boxer (1968 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • Isabel Demenga: Oldest member of the Demenga artists.
  • Tim Englert: American artist, a professional painter whose work has been shown at exhibitions.
  • Paul Walliker: American bartender, able to talk politics with anyone.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Man o' War: American thoroughbred racehorse (Born 1917).
Facts:
  • Medium & The Telephone closes at Barrymore NYC after 211 performances
  • 1st Aloha Week Parade held in Hawaii
  • Howard Hughes flies Spruce Goose, a large wooden airplane
  • UN trusteeship for Nauru granted to Australia, New Zealand and the UK

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Music Charts

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

Top #6 songs in the USA
  1. Vic Damone - You Do
  2. Too Fat Polka (I Don't Want Her-You Can Have Her-She's Too Fat For Me) - Arthur Godfrey
  3. Margaret Whiting - You Do
  4. You Do - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  5. You Do - Bing Crosby
  6. Red Wing - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Ambassador Lewis Douglas
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: India -- Oct. 27, 1947

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

A fascinating, thoroughly researched historical novel of Haiti and Africa, and the early United States, outlining Haitians battle for freedom seen through the eyes of one man.

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