Tuesday June 24, 1947

US date format: 6/24/1947, UK date format: 24/6/1947

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 24, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Peter Weller and Bryan Brown. Brute Force, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching The Borden Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Brute Force

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo

Country: United States of America

So Well Remembered

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: John Mills, Martha Scott, Patricia Roc, Trevor Howard

Last of the Redmen

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Jon Hall, Michael O'Shea, Evelyn Ankers, Julie Bishop

The Perils of Pauline

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Betty Hutton, John Lund, Billy De Wolfe, William Demarest

Thunder Mountain

Directed by: Lew Landers

Starring: Tim Holt, Martha Hyer, Richard Martin, Steve Brodie


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 24, 1947?


  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
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  • 29th PGA Championship: Jim Ferrier at Plum Hollow Country Club - Detroit

    Famous Deaths

  • Emil Seidel: American woodcarver and politician 36th...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 24, 1947?

    Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. Peg O' My Heart - Ted Weems & His Orchestra
  2. One O'clock Boogie - Count Basie & His Orchestra
  3. Art Lund - Peg O' My Heart
  4. Peg O' My Heart - Buddy Clark

TV Series

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

The Borden Show

Starring: Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States of America

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

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