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Monday 1 July 1946

1946-07-01

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). A Stolen Life, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

A Stolen Life

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Bette Davis, Glenn Ford, Dane Clark

Country: United States

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Night and Day

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Cary Grant, Alexis Smith, Monty Woolley

Country: United States

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Dead of Night

Directed by: Cavalcanti

Starring: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver

Country: United States

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Anna and the King of Siam

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell

Country: United States

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Henry V

Directed by: Laurence Olivier

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Lights Out

Starring: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue

Country: United States

Cash and Carry

Starring: Dennis James

Country: United States

Serving Through Science

Starring: Guthrie McClintock

Country: United States

Starlight

Country: United Kingdom

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Transatlantic Quiz

Starring: D.W. Brogan, John Mason Brown, Alistair Cooke, Lionel Hale

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ron Silver: NYC, New York -- Actor (Gary-Rhoda, Entity, Silkwood, Best Friends).
  • Mick Aston: English archaeologist and academic (d. 2013).
  • Masaharu Satō: Japanese voice actor.
  • Erkki Tuomioja: Finnish sergeant and politician Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs.
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Facts:
  • Rajah cedes Sarawak to British crown
  • US drops atom bomb on Bikini atoll (4th atomic explosion).
  • Nuclear testing: Operation Crossroads, a series of nuclear weapon tests conducted by the United States at Bikini Atoll in Micronesia, is initiated by detonation of ''Able'' at an altitude of 520ampnbspfeet (158ampnbspm).
  • Ankara University is founded in Turkey.
  • After over 381 years of Western dominance, the Philippines attains full independence.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1946 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. To Each His Own - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
  2. Perry Como - Surrender
  3. Woody Herman & His Orchestra - Surrender

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The King's General

By: Daphne du Maurier

The highly anticipated reissue of the du Maurier classics American fans have been waiting for "Daphne du Maurier has no equal." Sunday Telegraph As civil war rages across England, the weak prove their courage and the privileged become traitors In ...

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This Side of Innocence

By: Taylor Caldwell

Beautiful Amalie Maxwell, low-born, but driven by limitless desires, came to Riversend and instantly touched off a holocaust of passion, hatred and intrigue that blazed through three generations of the lordly Lindseys...

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The River Road

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Printed in the Us by Montauk Book Manufacturing Co.

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