Wednesday April 23, 1947

US date format: 4/23/1947, UK date format: 23/4/1947

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 23, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Michel Leeb and Saskia [Trudy van den Berg] singer (S and Serge. Hi De Ho, directed by Josh Binney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Kraft Theatre.
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Hi De Ho

Directed by: Josh Binney

Starring: Cab Calloway, Ida James, Jeni Le Gon, William Campbell

Born to Kill

Directed by: Robert Wise

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

Country: United States of America

Blaze of Noon

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Anne Baxter, William Holden, Sonny Tufts, William Bendix

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

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 23, 1947?


    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Harmonicats - Peg O' My Heart

TV Series

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

Kraft Theatre

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

Country: United States of America

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

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