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Wednesday 1 October 1947

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rob Davis and Stephen Collins in Des Moines. The Unsuspected, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 while Gentleman's Agreement by Laura Z. Hobson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Télé-Paris.
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TV Series

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

Télé-Paris

Starring: Angelvin, Jacques Chabannes

Country: France

WJLA ABC 7 News

Starring: Erik Mueller

Country: United States

Author Meets the Critics

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

Country: United States

The Walter Compton News

Starring: Walter Compton

Country: United States

Saturday Night at the Palace

Starring: Doreen Austin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

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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Dark Passage

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett

Country: United States

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Shoeshine

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Rinaldo Smordoni, Franco Interlenghi, Annielo Mele

Country: United States

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Body and Soul

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 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
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Rob Davis: Rocker.
  • Stephen Collins in Des Moines: Iowa, USA; actor (Star Trek - The Motion Picture, The Tattingers).
  • Massimo Buscemi: Italian actor who made his debut in 1976 in the film "Lettomania.
  • Aaron Ciechanover: Israeli biologist, who won the Nobel prize in Chemistry for characterizing the method that cells use to degrade and recycle proteins using ubiquitin.
  • Kate Fitzpatrick: Australian actress on both stage and screen, including TV shows and films.
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Facts:
  • 1st helicopter air mail and express service, Los Angeles, California
  • US control of Haitian customs and governmental revenue ends.
  • NHL Pension Society founded.
  • First helicopter air mail and express service, Los Angeles, California.
  • The F-86 Sabre flies for the first time.

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Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Andrews Sisters - Near You

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Notre Dames Lujack football
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Andrei Y. Vishinsky -- Sep. 29, 1947

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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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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