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Saturday 19 July 1947

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Dutfield and Gerard Schwarz in Weehawken. Possessed, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 while The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Musical Merry-Go-Round.
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TV Series

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

Musical Merry-Go-Round

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

Country: United States

The Borden Show

Starring: Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States

The Wife Saver

Starring: Allen Prescott

Country: United States

In the Kelvinator Kitchen

Starring: Ray Forrest, Alma Kitchell

Country: United States

Café Continental

Written by: Henry Caldwell

Starring: Claude Frederic

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Possessed

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple

Country: United States

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Crossfire

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Cry Wolf

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Errol Flynn, Barbara Stanwyck, Geraldine Brooks

Country: United States

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The Hucksters

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Clark Gable, Deborah Kerr, Sydney Greenstreet

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The Prime Minister of the shadow Burmese government, Bogyoke Aung San and 6 of his cabinet and 2 non-cabinet members are assassinated by Galon U Saw.
  • Korean politician Yuh Woon-Hyung is assassinated.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1947?

  • Life: Elizabeth Taylor
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Eva Peron -- July 14, 1947
  • Life: Girl riding MerryGoRound

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Moneyman

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Moneyman By Thomas B. Costain 1947 Hardcover. Thrilling story of a great conspiracy and Romance in the Court of King VII Published by Doubleday & Comp.

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Gentleman's Agreement

By: Laura Z. Hobson

The plot of GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT concerns the experiences of a young Gentile writer who poses as a Jew in order to secure material on anti-Semitism for a series of magazine articles.

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Lydia Bailey

By: Kenneth Roberts

A fascinating, thoroughly researched historical novel of Haiti and Africa, and the early United States, outlining Haitians battle for freedom seen through the eyes of one man.

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