Sunday April 20, 1947

US date format: 4/20/1947, UK date format: 20/4/1947

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 20, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). 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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Movies

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Born to Kill

Directed by: Robert Wise

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

Country: United States of America

High Barbaree

Directed by: Jack Conway

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

New Orleans

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

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

Philo Vance Returns

Directed by: William Beaudine

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

Bells of San Angelo

Directed by: William Witney

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

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
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    Events

  • Frederik IX becomes King of Denmark.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 20, 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

TV Series

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

Doorway to Fame

Starring: Johnny Olson, Ned Harvey, Joe Bolton

Country: United States of America

Juvenile Jury

Starring: Jack Barry, Red Skelton, Mary Small

Country: United States of America

Show Business, Inc.

Country: United States of America

Small Fry Club

Starring: Bob Emery, Howard J. Schuman

Country: United States of America

Television Dancing Club

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