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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1947?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1947 New York Giants' 183-185 home run of year breaks New York Yankees' mark of 182 in 1936.
  • 03 Sep 1947 Philadelphia Athletics' Bill McCahan no-hits Washington Senators, 3-0.
  • 07 Sep 1947 Battles between Hindus and Moslems in New Delhi
  • 08 Sep 1947 British government sails Exodus with fugitives from Nazis
  • 09 Sep 1947 First actual case of a computer bug being found: a moth lodges in a relay of a Harvard Mark II computer at Harvard University.
  • 10 Sep 1947 Hasan Saka forms the new government of Turkey. (16 th government)
  • 12 Sep 1947 Pirate Ralph Kiner hits his record 8th HR in 4 games
  • 13 Sep 1947 WPVI TV channel 6 in Philadelphia, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 14 Sep 1947 61st US Womens Tennis: A Louise Brough beats M O duPont (86 46 61)
  • 15 Sep 1947 Yanks clinch pennant #15
  • 16 Sep 1947 John Cobb sets world auto speed record at 394.2 MPH.
  • 17 Sep 1947 Jackie Robinson is named Rookie of Year by Sporting News
  • 18 Sep 1947 National Security Act, passes
  • 19 Sep 1947 Jackie Robinson is named Rookie of the Year.
  • 22 Sep 1947 Dodgers clinch NL pennant
  • 26 Sep 1947 Happy Chandler announces Ford and Gillette to sponsor World Series.
  • 27 Sep 1947 Sweethearts closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 288 performances
  • 29 Sep 1947 Dizzy Gillespie presented his 1st Carnegie Hall concert in New York
  • 30 Sep 1947 Yanks beat Dodgers 5-3-largest WS crowd 73,365 - 1st WS televised

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Music charts

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

  1. - Feudin' and Fightin'
  2. - I Wish I Didn't Love You So
  3. - How Soon (Will I Be Seeing You)
  4. - Sugar Blues
  5. - Near You

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Ikiru

Ikiru

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka

Country: United States of America

Sunrise

Sunrise

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing

Country: United States of America

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Country: United States of America

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States of America

The Thin Man

The Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton

Country: United States of America