Saturday 24 May 1947

US date format: 5/24/1947, UK date format: 24/5/1947

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 24, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Sybil Danning and Mike Reid in Altoona. 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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What the sky looked like on 24 May 1947

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Movies

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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

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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 of America

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Possessed

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

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

Country: United States of America

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Moss Rose

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

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

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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 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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
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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. Perry Como - Chi-Baba Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go To Sleep)

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