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Sunday 20 April 1947

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 20, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Olga Karlatos and Stephanie Buffington. Born to Kill, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Doorway to Fame.
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What the sky looked like on 20 April 1947

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Movies

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

Born to Kill

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Walter Slezak, Phillip Terry

Country: United States

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High Barbaree

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Van Johnson, June Allyson, Thomas Mitchell, Marilyn Maxwell

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New Orleans

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Arturo de Córdova, Dorothy Patrick, Marjorie Lord, Irene Rich

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Philo Vance Returns

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: William Wright, Vivian Austin, Leon Belasco, Clara Blandick

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Bells of San Angelo

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Andy Devine

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TV Series

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

Doorway to Fame

Starring: Johnny Olson, Ned Harvey, Joe Bolton

Country: United States

Juvenile Jury

Starring: Jack Barry, Red Skelton, Mary Small

Country: United States

Show Business, Inc.

Country: United States

Small Fry Club

Starring: Bob Emery, Howard J. Schuman

Country: United States

Television Dancing Club

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 April 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Olga Karlatos
  • Stephanie Buffington: American writer who sold her first TV screen play in 1977 as a movie special, "Three on a Date.
  • Élisabeth Descombes: French business leader, a former executive director of La Tribune, then CEO of Radio Classique (DI group), and head of Challenges, a French language weekly business magazine.
  • Rita Dionne-Marsolais: Canadian economist and politician.
  • David Leland: Cambridge, England -- Actor / director (Nothing But Trouble).
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Facts:
  • Frederik IX becomes King of Denmark.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 20, 1947 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1947 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. My Melancholy Baby - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra
  2. Free Eats - Count Basie & His Orchestra
  3. Linda - Paul Weston & His Orchestra

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