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Wednesday 2 April 1947

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 2, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Camille Paglia and Emmylou Harris. New Orleans, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Juvenile Jury.
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What the sky looked like on 2 April 1947

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Movies

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

New Orleans

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Arturo de Córdova, Dorothy Patrick, Marjorie Lord, Irene Rich

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Philo Vance Returns

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: William Wright, Vivian Austin, Leon Belasco, Clara Blandick

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Bells of San Angelo

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Andy Devine

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Danger Street

Directed by: Lew Landers

Starring: Jane Withers, Robert Lowery, Bill Edwards, Elaine Riley

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Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Juvenile Jury

Starring: Jack Barry, Red Skelton, Mary Small

Country: United States

Show Business, Inc.

Country: United States

Small Fry Club

Starring: Bob Emery, Howard J. Schuman

Country: United States

Television Dancing Club

Dancing on Air

Starring: Ed Sims

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 April 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Camille Paglia: American writer, scholar, iconoclast, speaker and neo-pagan, known for--among other things--her anti-feminist backlash.
  • Emmylou Harris: American guitarist and singer of country and rockabilly, a nine-time Grammy winner in mixed categories, voted by the Country Music Association as Vocalist of the Year.
  • Francine Prose: Writer.
  • Camille Paglia in Endicott: New York, USA; actress (Female Misbehavior, It's Pat).
  • Emmylou Harris in Birmingham: Alabama, USA; country singer (Together Again).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 02, 1947 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Heartaches - Harry James & His Orchestra
  2. My Adobe Hacienda - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
  3. Art Lund - Mam'selle

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