Sunday May 11, 1947

US date format: 5/11/1947, UK date format: 11/5/1947

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 11, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Butch Trucks and Jean-François Dérec. Repeat Performance, directed by Alfred L. Werker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching In the Kelvinator Kitchen.
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Repeat Performance

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Louis Hayward, Joan Leslie, Virginia Field, Tom Conway

Dick Tracy's Dilemma

Directed by: John Rawlins

Starring: Ralph Byrd, Lyle Latell, Kay Christopher, Jack Lambert

Dishonored Lady

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, Dennis O'Keefe, John Loder, William Lundigan


Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: Shirley Temple, Franchot Tone, Guy Madison, Lina Romay


Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Sharyn Moffett, Jacqueline White, Walter Reed, Una O'Connor


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 11, 1947?


  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
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  • BF Goodrich announced the development of tubeless tire (Akron Ohio)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 11, 1947?

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. Frank Sinatra - Mam'selle
  2. I Never Knew - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra
  3. Mills Brothers - Across The Alley From The Alamo

TV Series

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

In the Kelvinator Kitchen

Starring: Ray Forrest, Alma Kitchell

Country: United States of America

The Wife Saver

Starring: Allen Prescott

Country: United States of America

Birthday Party

Starring: Ted Brown, Aunt Grace, Bill Slater

Country: United States of America

Café Continental

Written by: Henry Caldwell

Starring: Claude Frederic

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kraft Theatre

Starring: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Country: United States of America

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