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Wednesday 2 April 1947

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Camille Paglia in Endicott and Emmylou Harris in Birmingham. The Farmer's Daughter, directed by H.C. Potter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Juvenile Jury.
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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

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Show Business, Inc.

Country: United States

Small Fry Club

Starring: Bob Emery, Howard J. Schuman

Country: United States

Bristol-Myers Tele-Varieties

Starring: Jinx Falkenburg, Tex McCrary

Country: United States

Melody Bar Ranch

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Farmer's Daughter

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore

Country: United States

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The Egg and I

Directed by: Chester Erskine

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Marjorie Main

Country: United States

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My Favorite Brunette

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

Starring: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre

Country: United States

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The Red House

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson

Country: United States

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Ivan the Terrible, Part I

Directed by: Sergei Eisenstein

Starring: Nikolai Cherkasov, Lyudmila Tselikovskaya, Serafima Birman

Country: United States

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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 in Endicott: New York, USA; actress (Female Misbehavior, It's Pat).
  • Emmylou Harris in Birmingham: Alabama, USA; country singer (Together Again).
  • 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.
  • Camille Paglia: American writer, scholar, iconoclast, speaker and neo-pagan, known for--among other things--her anti-feminist backlash.
  • Paquita la del Barrio: World Music Singer.
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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. How are Things in Glocca Mora? - Dick Haymes
  2. Linda - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra
  3. Art Lund - Mam'selle

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Spring hats
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Princess Elizabeth -- Mar. 31, 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

From Library Journal: Kenneth Roberts wrote a number of these inflated historical romances, which were artful enough to snag him a special Pulitzer citation. This 1947 outing features Albion Hamlin, who comes to Boston in 1800 to defend a man ...

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