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Wednesday 15 October 1947

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 15, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christian Dingler and Cookie Dingler. Christmas Eve, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching The Handle Bar.
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What the sky looked like on 15 October 1947

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Christmas Eve

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: George Raft, George Brent, Randolph Scott, Joan Blondell

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The Return of Rin Tin Tin

Directed by: Max Nosseck

Starring: Rin Tin Tin III, Donald Woods, Robert Blake, Claudia Drake

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Return of the Bad Men

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Randolph Scott, Robert Ryan, Anne Jeffreys, George 'Gabby' Hayes

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That Hagen Girl

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Ronald Reagan, Shirley Temple, Rory Calhoun, Lois Maxwell

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Green Dolphin Street

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Van Heflin, Lana Turner, Donna Reed, Richard Hart

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TV Series

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

The Handle Bar

Starring: Jimmy Edwards, Charmian Innes, Humphrey Lestocq, Barry Phelps

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kukla, Fran and Ollie

Starring: Burr Tillstrom, Cecil Bill, Colonel Richard Crackie, Oliver J. Dragon

Country: United States

Seven Arts Quiz

Starring: Bill Slater

Country: United States

Télé-Paris

Starring: Angelvin, Jacques Chabannes

Country: France

WJLA ABC 7 News

Starring: Erik Mueller

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 October 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Christian Dingler
  • Lynn Lowry: East St. Louis, Illinois -- Actress (Cat People, Crazies).
  • Cookie Dingler: French tennis monitor, pop singer and pianist, he released a "one shot" hit: "Femme Libérée" (Freed woman).
  • Danielle Thiéry: French writer and former divisional police commissioner; one of the first women in the history of the French police to reach this position.
  • Hümeyra : Turkish singer-songwriter and actress.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 15, 1947 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. An Apple Blossom Wedding - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
  2. Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) - Jack Smith
  3. The Lady from 29 Palms - Andrews Sisters

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