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Thursday 22 May 1947

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 22, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mohamed Hashish and Andreas Gerasimos Michalitsianos. That's My Man, directed by Frank Borzage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching In the Kelvinator Kitchen.
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What the sky looked like on 22 May 1947

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Movies

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

That's My Man

Directed by: Frank Borzage

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

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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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

Country: United States

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Moss Rose

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

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

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Copacabana

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda, Steve Cochran, Andy Russell

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Repeat Performance

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Louis Hayward, Joan Leslie, Virginia Field, Tom Conway

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TV Series

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

In the Kelvinator Kitchen

Starring: Ray Forrest, Alma Kitchell

Country: United States

The Wife Saver

Starring: Allen Prescott

Country: United States

Birthday Party

Starring: Ted Brown, Aunt Grace, Bill Slater

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
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Facts:
  • Truman Doctrine goes into effect, aiding Turkey and Greece
  • 1st US ballistic missile fired
  • First US ballistic missile fired.
  • Cold War: in an effort to fight the spread of Communism, U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs an act into law that will later be called the Truman Doctrine. The act grants $400 million in military and economic aid to Turkey and Greece, each battling an internal Communist movement.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 22, 1947 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 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. Chi-Baba Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go To Sleep) - Perry Como

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