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1947
CONTENTS

Chronology of Events

The Year in Pictures

Awards and Honors

Disasters

Entertainment News and Highlights
The biggest box office and artistic success of the year was The Best Years of Our Lives, which won a record nine Academy Awards.

Notable Deaths

Sports News and Highlights
Champion sculler John B. Kelly, Jr. was voted the James E.Sullivan Memorial Trophy as the nation's top athlete for 1947. Kelly received 663 votes; runner-up Harrison Dillard, a hurdler, received 608; and three-time decathlon champion Irving Mondschein received 572 votes for third.

State Governors

U.S. Congress Members

World Leaders

Wheat Delivery
Wheat Delivery
The first shipment under the Emergency Food Program.

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