1947 History, Fun Facts and Trivia

1947 History, Fun Facts and Trivia Quick Facts from 1947: World Changing Event: The first general-purpose computer, the almost 30-ton ENIAC ), contained 18,000 vacuum tubes, 70,000 resistors, and 10,000 capacitors. Influential Songs include: Heartaches by Ted Weems and This Land Is Your Land by Woody Guthrie The Movies to Watch include Miracle on 34th Street, Gentleman’s Agreement, The Secret… Read More

What Happened in 1947?

What happened in 1947? Fun Facts Quiz! 47 Trivia Questions for 1947 History 1. What was the highest-grossing film of 1947? Welcome Stranger 2. This film, starring Maureen O’Hara, John Payne and  Natalie Wood, won 3 Academy Awards. Miracle on 34th Street 3. In 1947, what was the average life expectancy in the United States?… Read More