Tuesday November 18, 1947

US date format: 11/18/1947, UK date format: 18/11/1947

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 18, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jameson Parker in Baltimore and Timothy Maude. Good News, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Little Audrey.
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Good News

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Patricia Marshall, Joan McCracken

The Chinese Ring

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Roland Winters, Warren Douglas, Mantan Moreland, Louise Currie

The End of the River

Directed by: Derek N. Twist

Starring: Sabu, Bibi Ferreira, Esmond Knight, Antoinette Cellier

Heading for Heaven

Directed by: Lewis D. Collins

Starring: Stuart Erwin, Glenda Farrell, Russ Vincent, Irene Ryan

Out of the Past

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 18, 1947?


  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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  • The Ballantyne's Department Store fire in Christchurch, New Zealand, kills 41; it is the worst fire disaster in the history of New Zealand.
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Music charts

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

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) - Ray McKinley & His Orchestra

TV Series

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

Little Audrey

Little Audrey

Charade Quiz

Starring: Bill Slater, Jackson Beck, Ellen Fenwick, Allan Frank

Country: United States of America

Television Playhouse

Country: United States of America

Mary Kay and Johnny

Starring: Mary Kay Stearns

Country: United States of America

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