Monday October 20, 1947

US date format: 10/20/1947, UK date format: 20/10/1947

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 20, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Bernard Lapasset and Angela Brambati. Body and Soul, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Meet the Press.
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Movies

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Body and Soul

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere

Country: United States of America

Monsieur Vincent

Directed by: Maurice Cloche

Starring: Pierre Fresnay, Aimé Clariond, Jean Debucourt, Lise Delamare

Cass Timberlane

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Lana Turner, Zachary Scott, Tom Drake

Escape Me Never

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Errol Flynn, Ida Lupino, Eleanor Parker, Gig Young

Christmas Eve

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: George Raft, George Brent, Randolph Scott, Joan Blondell

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 20, 1947?


    Holidays

  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire

    Events

  • HUAC opens hearings into alleged Communist influence in Hollywood
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 20, 1947?


    Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. Mickey - Ted Weems & His Orchestra
  2. I Wish I Didn't Love You So - Dick Haymes
  3. Kokomo, Indiana - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  4. Dinah Shore - You Do

TV Series

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

Meet the Press

Starring: David Gregory, Tim Russert, Lawrence E. Spivak, Chuck Todd

Country: United States of America

Eye Witness

The Handle Bar

Starring: Jimmy Edwards, Charmian Innes, Humphrey Lestocq, Barry Phelps

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kukla, Fran and Ollie

Starring: Burr Tillstrom, Cecil Bill, Colonel Richard Crackie, Oliver J. Dragon

Country: United States of America

Seven Arts Quiz

Starring: Bill Slater

Country: United States of America

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