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Thursday 7 August 1947

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kerry Reid and Suthivelu . Mother Wore Tights, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Saturday Night at the Palace.
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Movies

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

Mother Wore Tights

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Mona Freeman, Connie Marshall

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Life with Father

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor, Edmund Gwenn

Country: United States

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The Pretender

Directed by: W. Lee Wilder

Starring: Albert Dekker, Catherine Craig, Charles Drake, Alan Carney

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Adventure Island

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Rhonda Fleming, Paul Kelly, John Abbott

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff, Fay Bainter

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Saturday Night at the Palace

Starring: Doreen Austin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Play the Game

Starring: Robert McDermott

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Seaside Concert Parties

Starring: Harry Brunning, Ken Douglas, Jimmy Edwards, Leonard Henry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Musical Merry-Go-Round

Starring: Jack Kilty, Frederick DeWilde, Penny Gerard, Eve Young

Country: United States

The Borden Show

Starring: Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 August 1947 ?

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Facts:
  • Balsa raft Kon Tiki crashes into a Polynesian archipelago reef
  • Thor Heyerdahl's balsa wood raft the Kon-Tiki, smashes into the reef at Raroia in the Tuamotu Islands after a 101-day, 7,000 kilometres (4,300 mi) journey across the Pacific Ocean in an attempt to prove that pre-historic peoples could have traveled from South America.
  • The Bombay Municipal Corporation formally takes over the Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (BEST).

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