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Monday 18 August 1947

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). 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

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

Dark Passage

Directed by: Delmer Daves

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

Country: United States

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The October Man

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

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

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Song of the Thin Man

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

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

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Lured

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

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

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Captain Boycott

Directed by: Frank Launder

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

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TV Series

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

The Walter Compton News

Starring: Walter Compton

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
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Facts:
  • Naval torpedo and mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain, killing 168, injuring 4000.

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