Sunday April 06, 1947

US date format: 4/6/1947, UK date format: 6/4/1947

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 6, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include John Ratzenberger and Oswaldo Piazza. 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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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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New Orleans

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

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

Philo Vance Returns

Directed by: William Beaudine

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

Bells of San Angelo

Directed by: William Witney

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

Danger Street

Directed by: Lew Landers

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

Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 06, 1947?


  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
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  • 11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins his second Masters golf tournament, shooting a 281.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 06, 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

TV Series

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

Juvenile Jury

Starring: Jack Barry, Red Skelton, Mary Small

Country: United States of America

Show Business, Inc.

Country: United States of America

Small Fry Club

Starring: Bob Emery, Howard J. Schuman

Country: United States of America

Television Dancing Club

Dancing on Air

Starring: Ed Sims

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