Friday July 11, 1947

US date format: 7/11/1947, UK date format: 11/7/1947

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Anne-Marie Comparini and John Holt (singer). Crossfire, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Musical Merry-Go-Round.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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Events

  • The Exodus 1947 heads to Palestine from France.

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Movies

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Crossfire

Crossfire

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame

Country: United States of America

Something in the Wind

Something in the Wind

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Donald O'Connor, John Dall, Charles Winninger

Ghost Town Renegades

Ghost Town Renegades

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Jennifer Holt, Jack Ingram

Sepia Cinderella

Sepia Cinderella

Directed by: Arthur H. Leonard

Starring: Billy Daniels, Sheila Guyse, Tondaleyo, Ruble Blakey

Country: United States of America

Hoppy's Holiday

Hoppy's Holiday

Directed by: George Archainbaud

Starring: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks, Andrew Tombes

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Musical Merry-Go-Round

Musical Merry-Go-Round

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

Country: United States of America

The Borden Show

The Borden Show

Starring: Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States of America

The Wife Saver

The Wife Saver

Starring: Allen Prescott

Country: United States of America

In the Kelvinator Kitchen

In the Kelvinator Kitchen

Starring: Ray Forrest, Alma Kitchell

Country: United States of America

Café Continental

Café Continental

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Starring: Claude Frederic

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next July 11

If July 11, 1947 is your birthday you're 73 years, 1 month, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 29 days.
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