Monday August 18, 1947

US date format: 8/18/1947, UK date format: 18/8/1947

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 18, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Marie Morisset and Giulio Tremonti. Dark Passage, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching The Walter Compton News.
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Movies

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Dark Passage

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

The October Man

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: John Mills, Joan Greenwood, Edward Chapman, Kay Walsh

Song of the Thin Man

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Keenan Wynn, Dean Stockwell

Lured

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: George Sanders, Lucille Ball, Charles Coburn, Boris Karloff

Captain Boycott

Directed by: Frank Launder

Starring: Stewart Granger, Kathleen Ryan, Cecil Parker, Mervyn Johns

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 18, 1947?


    Holidays

  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

    Events

  • Naval torpedo and mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain, killing 168, injuring 4000.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 18, 1947?


    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarrette) - Phil Harris

TV Series

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

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

Play the Game

Starring: Robert McDermott

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Seaside Concert Parties

Starring: Harry Brunning, Ken Douglas, Jimmy Edwards, Leonard Henry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Musical Merry-Go-Round

Starring: Jack Kilty, Frederick DeWilde, Penny Gerard, Eve Young

Country: United States of America

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