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Saturday 12 April 1947

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Letterman in Indianapolis and Wayne Northrop in Sumner. This Happy Breed, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 while The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Juvenile Jury.
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TV Series

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

Juvenile Jury

Starring: Jack Barry, Red Skelton, Mary Small

Country: United States

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Public Prosecutor

Starring: John Howard, Anne Gwynne, Walter Sande

Country: United States

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The Army Hour

Country: United States

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The Teen-Age Show

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Close-Up

Starring: Evel Burns, The Beverley Sisters, Diana Decker

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

This Happy Breed

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, Amy Veness

Country: United States

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Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan

Country: United States

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The Farmer's Daughter

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore

Country: United States

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The Egg and I

Directed by: Chester Erskine

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Marjorie Main

Country: United States

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My Favorite Brunette

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

Starring: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Letterman in Indianapolis: Indiana, USA; comedian (Late Night).
  • Wayne Northrop in Sumner: Washington, USA; actor (Michael - Dynasty).
  • Antonin Kratochvil: Czech-born American photographer.
  • Tom Clancy: American author best known for his technically detailed espionage and military science storylines that are set during and in the aftermath of the Cold War, along with video games which bear his name for licensing and promotional purposes.
  • David Letterman: American contemporary humorist and talk show host, the winner of an Emmy as Best Host and Best Writer for a Daytime Variety Series, "The David Letterman Show," 1981.
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1947 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Roses in the Rain - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1947?

  • Life: Two children ready for Sunday school
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Fred Allen -- Apr. 7, 1947
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Moneyman

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Moneyman By Thomas B. Costain 1947 Hardcover. Thrilling story of a great conspiracy and Romance in the Court of King VII Published by Doubleday & Comp.

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Gentleman's Agreement

By: Laura Z. Hobson

The plot of GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT concerns the experiences of a young Gentile writer who poses as a Jew in order to secure material on anti-Semitism for a series of magazine articles.

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Lydia Bailey

By: Kenneth Roberts

A fascinating, thoroughly researched historical novel of Haiti and Africa, and the early United States, outlining Haitians battle for freedom seen through the eyes of one man.

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