Wednesday May 21, 1947

US date format: 5/21/1947, UK date format: 21/5/1947

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 21, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Bill Champlin and Richard Hatch in Santa Monica. Miracle on 34th Street, directed by George Seaton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching In the Kelvinator Kitchen.
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Miracle on 34th Street

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart

Country: United States of America

That's My Man

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Don Ameche, Catherine McLeod, Roscoe Karns, John Ridgely

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Edna Best

Country: United States of America

Possessed

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks

Country: United States of America

Moss Rose

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: Peggy Cummins, Victor Mature, Ethel Barrymore, Vincent Price

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 21, 1947?


    Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  2. The Red Silk Stockings and Green Perfume - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  3. I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
  4. That's My Desire - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
  5. Perry Como - Chi-Baba Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go To Sleep)

TV Series

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

In the Kelvinator Kitchen

Starring: Ray Forrest, Alma Kitchell

Country: United States of America

The Wife Saver

Starring: Allen Prescott

Country: United States of America

Birthday Party

Starring: Ted Brown, Aunt Grace, Bill Slater

Country: United States of America

Café Continental

Written by: Henry Caldwell

Starring: Claude Frederic

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kraft Theatre

Starring: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Country: United States of America

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