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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 1947.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 1947: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1947?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1947 192m long passenger ship Willem Ruys (Achille Lauro) launched
  • 02 Jul 1947 Military coup discovered in France
  • 03 Jul 1947 Cleveland Indians purchase Larry Dolby, the 1st black in AL
  • 04 Jul 1947 61st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jack Kramer beats Tom P Brown (61 63 62)
  • 05 Jul 1947 Barefoot Boy with Cheek closes at Martin Beck NYC after 108 performances
  • 06 Jul 1947 The AK-47 goes into production in the Soviet Union.
  • 08 Jul 1947 14th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
  • 09 Jul 1947 Spain votes for Franco monarchy
  • 10 Jul 1947 Cleveland Indians' Don Black no-hits Philadelphia Athletics, 3-0.
  • 11 Jul 1947 The Exodus 1947 heads to Palestine from France.
  • 16 Jul 1947 Bobo Newsom wins 200th game, 1st as a Yankee andYanks 18th straight In nightcap Vic Rashi extends streak to 19
  • 17 Jul 1947 The Indian passenger ship ''Ramdas'' is capsized by a cyclone at Mumbai, India, with 625 people killed.
  • 18 Jul 1947 British seize Exodus 1947 ship of Jewish immigrants to Palestine
  • 19 Jul 1947 The Prime Minister of the shadow Burmese government, Bogyoke Aung San and 6 of his cabinet and 2 non-cabinet members are assassinated by Galon U Saw.
  • 20 Jul 1947 1st political action of the Netherlands Army on Java and Sumatra
  • 21 Jul 1947 Indonesia begins 1st political election
  • 23 Jul 1947 First (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, Rhode Island.
  • 25 Jul 1947 US Air Force, Navy and War Departments form US Department of Defense.
  • 26 Jul 1947 Department of Defense forms
  • 27 Jul 1947 Yogi Berri starts record 148 game errorless streak
  • 29 Jul 1947 Gas leak explodes in a beauty parlor, ten women die in Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA.
  • 30 Jul 1947 Cin Reds 16 game win streak ends, losing to New York Giants 5-4

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in July 1947?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)
  2. - Tallahassee
  3. - Feudin' and Fightin'
  4. - I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder
  5. - When You Were Sweet Sixteen

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Kiss of Death

Kiss of Death

Release year: 1947

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy, Coleen Gray, Richard Widmark

Country: United States of America

Crossfire

Crossfire

Release year: 1947

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame

Country: United States of America

Life with Father

Life with Father

Release year: 1947

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor, Edmund Gwenn

Country: United States of America

They Won't Believe Me

They Won't Believe Me

Release year: 1947

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: Robert Young, Susan Hayward, Jane Greer, Rita Johnson

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Release year: 1947

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff, Fay Bainter

Country: United States of America