Tuesday August 26, 1947

US date format: 8/26/1947, UK date format: 26/8/1947

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Anne Archer and Paul Emsley. L'onorevole Angelina, directed by Luigi Zampa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching The Walter Compton News.
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L'onorevole Angelina

Directed by: Luigi Zampa

Starring: Anna Magnani, Nando Bruno, Ave Ninchi, Ernesto Almirante

Stage to Mesa City

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Jennifer Holt, George Chesebro

Dark Passage

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

The October Man

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: John Mills, Joan Greenwood, Edward Chapman, Kay Walsh

Song of the Thin Man

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Keenan Wynn, Dean Stockwell

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 26, 1947?


    Holidays

  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday

    Events

  • 1st black baseball pitcher Don Bankhead (Hit a HR on 1st at bat)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 26, 1947?


    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Jo Stafford - Feudin' and Fightin'
  2. I Have But One Heart (O Marinariello) - Vic Damone

TV Series

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

The Walter Compton News

Starring: Walter Compton

Country: United States of America

Saturday Night at the Palace

Starring: Doreen Austin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Play the Game

Starring: Robert McDermott

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Seaside Concert Parties

Starring: Harry Brunning, Ken Douglas, Jimmy Edwards, Leonard Henry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Musical Merry-Go-Round

Starring: Jack Kilty, Frederick DeWilde, Penny Gerard, Eve Young

Country: United States of America

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