Tuesday September 16, 1947

US date format: 9/16/1947, UK date format: 16/9/1947

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 16, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Françoise Imbert and Alexandre Routskoi. The Unsuspected, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching WJLA ABC 7 News.
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The Unsuspected

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Claude Rains, Joan Caulfield, Audrey Totter, Constance Bennett

Country: United States of America

The Spirit of West Point

Directed by: Ralph Murphy

Starring: Felix Blanchard, Glenn Davis, Robert Shayne, Anne Nagel

Blonde Savage

Directed by: Steve Sekely

Starring: Leif Erickson, Gale Sherwood, Veda Ann Borg, Douglass Dumbrille

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 16, 1947?


    Holidays

  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
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    Events

  • John Cobb sets world auto speed record at 394.2 MPH.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 16, 1947?


    Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra - I Wish I Didn't Love You So
  2. Near You - Alvino Rey & His Orchestra
  3. Johnny Mercer - Sugar Blues
  4. How Soon (Will I Be Seeing You) - Jack Owens
  5. Betty Hutton - I Wish I Didn't Love You So

TV Series

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

WJLA ABC 7 News

Starring: Erik Mueller

Country: United States of America

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

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