Thursday 30 October 1947

US date format: 10/30/1947, UK date format: 30/10/1947

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 30, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Chris Komar and Richard Dreyfuss. Gentleman's Agreement, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Stump the Stars.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Gentleman's Agreement

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield, Celeste Holm

Country: United States of America

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Wild Horse Mesa

Directed by: Wallace Grissell

Starring: Tim Holt, Nan Leslie, Richard Martin, Tom Keene

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Night Song

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Dana Andrews, Merle Oberon, Ethel Barrymore, Hoagy Carmichael

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Her Husband's Affairs

Directed by: S. Sylvan Simon

Starring: Lucille Ball, Franchot Tone, Edward Everett Horton, Mikhail Rasumny

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Love from a Stranger

Directed by: Richard Whorf

Starring: John Hodiak, Sylvia Sidney, Ann Richards, John Howard

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

Stump the Stars

Written by: Mike Stokey

Starring: Mike Stokey, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

Viewers' Viewpoint

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Meet the Press

Starring: David Gregory, Tim Russert, Lawrence E. Spivak, Chuck Todd

Country: United States of America

Eye Witness

The Handle Bar

Starring: Jimmy Edwards, Charmian Innes, Humphrey Lestocq, Barry Phelps

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 October 1947 ?

  • St. Marcel
  • Bl. John Slade
  • St. Theonestus
  • St. Talacrian
  • St. Herbert
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  • 23 countries sign GATT agreement in Geneva
  • Darius Milhauds 3rd Symphony Hymnus Ambrosianus, premieres in Paris
  • The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), which is the foundation of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), is founded.
  • In Long Beach, California, the designer and airplane pilot Howard Hughes carries out the one and only flight of the ''Hughes H - 1 Hercules seaplane'', the largest fixed-wing aircraft ever built and flown. This flight only lasted eight minutes.
  • An earthquake in the Chilean Andes kills 233 people.

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

Top #6 songs in the USA
  1. You Do - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  2. Vic Damone - You Do
  3. Bing Crosby - You Do
  4. Too Fat Polka (I Don't Want Her-You Can Have Her-She's Too Fat For Me) - Arthur Godfrey
  5. Margaret Whiting - You Do
  6. Red Wing - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra

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