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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 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 October 1947: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1947?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1947 US control of Haitian customs and governmental revenue ends.
  • 02 Oct 1947 Music in My Heart opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 124 performances
  • 03 Oct 1947 Under the Counter opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 27 performances
  • 04 Oct 1947 Negro League World Series, New York Cubans beat Cleveland Buckeyes, 6-5
  • 05 Oct 1947 Al Gionfriddo makes a great catch off Joe Dimaggio in World Series
  • 06 Oct 1947 New York Yankees beat Brooklyn Dodgers 4 games to 3, in 44th World Series.
  • 07 Oct 1947 Larry MacPhail resigns as Yank GM after final game of World Series
  • 09 Oct 1947 High Button Shoes opens at Century Theater NYC for 727 performances
  • 10 Oct 1947 Allegro opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 318 performances
  • 11 Oct 1947 Brazil and Chile break diplomatic relations with USSR
  • 13 Oct 1947 Kukla, Fran & Ollie premieres
  • 14 Oct 1947 Dutch Queen Wilhelmina gives golden award to general Eisenhower
  • 19 Oct 1947 De Gaulles RPF wins French municipal elections
  • 20 Oct 1947 HUAC opens hearings into alleged Communist influence in Hollywood
  • 21 Oct 1947 Dutch Dakota explodes near Coopenhagen, 16 die
  • 23 Oct 1947 Husband and wife Dr Carl Cori and Dr Gerty Cori are 1st spouses to be awarded joint Nobel Prizes
  • 24 Oct 1947 Series of forest fires burn US$30 million of timber (New England States).
  • 25 Oct 1947 Under the Counter closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 27 performances
  • 26 Oct 1947 The Maharaja of Kashmir agrees to allow his kingdom to join India.
  • 27 Oct 1947 You Bet Your Life, with Groucho Marx, premieres on ABC radio
  • 29 Oct 1947 Belgium, Luxembourg and Netherlands form Benelux Union
  • 30 Oct 1947 23 countries sign GATT agreement in Geneva

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Music charts

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

  1. - An Apple Blossom Wedding
  2. - Near You
  3. - Kate (Have I Come Too Early Too Late)
  4. - Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)
  5. - I Wish I Didn't Love You So

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Country: United States of America

Office Romance

Office Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Andrey Myagkov, Svetlana Nemolyaeva, Oleg Basilashvili

Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, J.D. Cannon

Country: United States of America

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Country: United States of America

Limelight

Limelight

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton

Country: United States of America