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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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Body and Soul

Body and Soul

Release year: 1947

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere

Country: United States of America

Gentleman's Agreement

Gentleman's Agreement

Release year: 1947

Directed by: Elia Kazan

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

Country: United States of America

Monsieur Vincent

Monsieur Vincent

Release year: 1947

Directed by: Maurice Cloche

Starring: Pierre Fresnay, Aimé Clariond, Jean Debucourt, Lise Delamare

Green Dolphin Street

Green Dolphin Street

Release year: 1947

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Van Heflin, Lana Turner, Donna Reed, Richard Hart

Wild Horse Mesa

Wild Horse Mesa

Release year: 1947

Directed by: Wallace Grissell

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