Saturday May 17, 1947

US date format: 5/17/1947, UK date format: 17/5/1947

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 17, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Olivier Rolin and Pam Golly. 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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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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

Country: United States of America

Possessed

Possessed

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks

Country: United States of America

Moss Rose

Moss Rose

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

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

Copacabana

Copacabana

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

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

Repeat Performance

Repeat Performance

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

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

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Holidays

  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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Events

  • Street Scene closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 148 performances

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In the Kelvinator Kitchen

In the Kelvinator Kitchen

Starring: Ray Forrest, Alma Kitchell

Country: United States of America

The Wife Saver

The Wife Saver

Starring: Allen Prescott

Country: United States of America

Birthday Party

Birthday Party

Starring: Ted Brown, Aunt Grace, Bill Slater

Country: United States of America

Café Continental

Café Continental

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Starring: Claude Frederic

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kraft Theatre

Kraft Theatre

Starring: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Country: United States of America

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