Friday August 08, 1947

US date format: 8/8/1947, UK date format: 8/8/1947

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 8, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Louis Sankalé and Ken Dryden. 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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Mother Wore Tights

Directed by: Walter Lang

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

Down to Earth

Directed by: Alexander Hall

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Larry Parks, Marc Platt, Roland Culver

Country: United States of America

La casa colorada

Directed by: Miguel Morayta

Starring: Pedro Armendáriz, Amanda del Llano, Bernardo Sancristóbal, Gilberto González

Kiss of Death

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy, Coleen Gray, Richard Widmark

Country: United States of America

Life with Father

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
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TV Series

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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 of America

The Borden Show

Starring: Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States of America

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