Wednesday October 01, 1947

US date format: 10/1/1947, UK date format: 1/10/1947

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 1, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Mariska Veres and Stephen Collins. Green Dolphin Street, directed by Victor Saville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Kukla, Fran and Ollie.
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Movies

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Green Dolphin Street

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Van Heflin, Lana Turner, Donna Reed, Richard Hart

The Exile

Directed by: Max Ophüls

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Maria Montez, Rita Corday, Henry Daniell

Nightmare Alley

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray, Helen Walker

Country: United States of America

Song of Love

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Robert Walker, Henry Daniell

Country: United States of America

Magic Town

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: James Stewart, Jane Wyman, Kent Smith, Ned Sparks

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 01, 1947?


    Holidays

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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    Events

  • US control of Haitian customs and governmental revenue ends.
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Music charts

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


    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Near You - Elliot Lawrence & His Orchestra
  2. An Apple Blossom Wedding - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)

TV Series

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

Kukla, Fran and Ollie

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

Country: United States of America

Seven Arts Quiz

Starring: Bill Slater

Country: United States of America

Télé-Paris

Starring: Angelvin, Jacques Chabannes

Country: France

WJLA ABC 7 News

Starring: Erik Mueller

Country: United States of America

Author Meets the Critics

Starring: John Barkham, Ray Brock, H.V. Kaltenborn, Quentin Reynolds

Country: United States of America

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