Friday October 17, 1947

US date format: 10/17/1947, UK date format: 17/10/1947

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 17, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Bob Weir and David Zucker. 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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Movies

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

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

The Return of Rin Tin Tin

The Return of Rin Tin Tin

Directed by: Max Nosseck

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

Return of the Bad Men

Return of the Bad Men

Directed by: Ray Enright

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

That Hagen Girl

That Hagen Girl

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

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

Green Dolphin Street

Green Dolphin Street

Directed by: Victor Saville

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 17, 1947?


Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Music charts

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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - An Apple Blossom Wedding
  2. - Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)
  3. - The Lady from 29 Palms

TV Series

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The Handle Bar

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

Kukla, Fran and Ollie

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

Country: United States of America

Seven Arts Quiz

Seven Arts Quiz

Starring: Bill Slater

Country: United States of America

Télé-Paris

Télé-Paris

Starring: Angelvin, Jacques Chabannes

Country: France

WJLA ABC 7 News

WJLA ABC 7 News

Starring: Erik Mueller

Country: United States of America

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