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Thursday 15 May 1947

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 15, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Claude Picasso and Hubert Falco. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 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 the last months ?

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Edna Best

Country: United States

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Moss Rose

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: Peggy Cummins, Victor Mature, Ethel Barrymore, Vincent Price

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Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda, Steve Cochran, Andy Russell

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Repeat Performance

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

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

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Dick Tracy's Dilemma

Directed by: John Rawlins

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

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TV Series

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

In the Kelvinator Kitchen

Starring: Ray Forrest, Alma Kitchell

Country: United States

The Wife Saver

Starring: Allen Prescott

Country: United States

Birthday Party

Starring: Ted Brown, Aunt Grace, Bill Slater

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 1947 ?

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Claude Picasso
  • Hubert Falco: French politician who was appointed Secretary of State for development of the territory in the government of François Fillon on 18 March 2008.
  • Jon Landau: Producer.
  • Graham Goble: Adelaide, South Australia -- Rock guitarist (Little River Band).
  • Graeham Goble: Australian singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Little River Band Mississippi Travis Wellington Hedge and Birtles & Goble).
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