Sunday September 14, 1947

US date format: 9/14/1947, UK date format: 14/9/1947

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 14, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Sam Neill and Jerzy Popieluszko. A Ship Bound for India, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Author Meets the Critics.
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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A Ship Bound for India

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Holger Löwenadler, Anna Lindahl, Birger Malmsten, Gertrud Fridh

Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome

Directed by: John Rawlins

Starring: Boris Karloff, Ralph Byrd, Anne Gwynne, Edward Ashley

Les maudits

Directed by: René Clément

Starring: Marcel Dalio, Henri Vidal, Florence Marly, Fosco Giachetti


Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Ruth Warrick, Walter Brennan, Dean Jagger, Charlotte Greenwood

Black Gold

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Katherine DeMille, 'Ducky' Louie, Raymond Hatton


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 14, 1947?


  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.


  • 61st US Womens Tennis: A Louise Brough beats M O duPont (86 46 61)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 14, 1947?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Bing Crosby - Feudin' and Fightin'

TV Series

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

Author Meets the Critics

Starring: John Barkham, Ray Brock, H.V. Kaltenborn, Quentin Reynolds

Country: United States of America

Spanish Notebook

The Walter Compton News

Starring: Walter Compton

Country: United States of America

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

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