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Friday 30 May 1947

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Lota and Orlan . Great Expectations, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 while Gentleman's Agreement by Laura Z. Hobson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Wife Saver.
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TV Series

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

Birthday Party

Starring: Ted Brown, Aunt Grace, Bill Slater

Country: United States

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Juvenile Jury

Starring: Jack Barry, Red Skelton, Mary Small

Country: United States

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Public Prosecutor

Starring: John Howard, Anne Gwynne, Walter Sande

Country: United States

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The Army Hour

Country: United States

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The Teen-Age Show

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Great Expectations

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager

Country: United States

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Born to Kill

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Walter Slezak

Country: United States

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Miracle on 34th Street

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne

Country: United States

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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Odd Man Out

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 May 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pierre Lota: French victim, aeronautical engineer, survivor of a plane crash (Airbus A320, on Mont-Sainte-Odile), on 20 January 1992.
  • Orlan : French international artist, best known for her work with plastic surgery.
  • Jocelyne Bourassa: French Canadian golfer.
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1947 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Chi-Baba Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go To Sleep) - Perry Como
  2. That's My Desire - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
  3. I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  4. The Red Silk Stockings and Green Perfume - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1947?

  • Life: Ancient and modern Mayan sculpture
  • Life: Medieval castle
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Chen Li-Fu -- May 26, 1947

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Gentleman's Agreement

By: Laura Z. Hobson

The plot of GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT concerns the experiences of a young Gentile writer who poses as a Jew in order to secure material on anti-Semitism for a series of magazine articles.

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The Moneyman

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Moneyman By Thomas B. Costain 1947 Hardcover. Thrilling story of a great conspiracy and Romance in the Court of King VII Published by Doubleday & Comp.

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Lydia Bailey

By: Kenneth Roberts

A fascinating, thoroughly researched historical novel of Haiti and Africa, and the early United States, outlining Haitians battle for freedom seen through the eyes of one man.

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