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Sunday 2 June 1946

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Roger Freed and Lasse Hallstrom. The Stranger, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Geographically Speaking.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Stranger

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young

Country: United States

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Dressed to Kill

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison

Country: United States

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A Night in Casablanca

Directed by: Archie L. Mayo

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, The Marx Brothers

Country: United States

The Postman Always Rings Twice

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway

Country: United States

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Make Mine Music

Directed by: Bob Cormack

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Dinah Shore, Benny Goodman

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Geographically Speaking

Starring: Mrs. Carveth Wells

Country: United States

Chime Time

Starring: Jean Tighe

Country: United States

Let's Play Reporter

Starring: Frances Scott

Country: United States

Hour Glass

Starring: Edgar Bergen

Country: United States

It's a Gift

Starring: John Reed King

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 June 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
  • Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
  • Xenia name day in Slovakia.
  • The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roger Freed: Baseball player.
  • Lasse Hallstrom: Swedish film director.
  • Song Dae Kwan: Korean singer.
  • Peter Sutcliffe: British homicide; known as the Yorkshire Ripper as he killed 13 women and attempted to kill 7 more, mostly prostitutes.
  • Eliot Tatelman: American businessman, with his brother Barry, led their family furniture store to new heights of success.
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Facts:
  • Italian plebiscite chooses Republic over monarchy (National Day)
  • Birth of the Italian Republic: In a referendum, Italians vote to turn Italy from a monarchy into a Republic. After the referendum the king of Italy Umberto II di Savoia is exiled.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1946?

  • Esquire
  • Life: Ozark farmer
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Edward H. Crump -- May 27, 1946

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

A beautiful flawless copy, First Edition, Published 1946, Mint Condition This Side of Innocence (1946) by Taylor Caldwell, about rich and powerful New York families in the Gilded Age.

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The River Road

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Great story about the Louisiana Sugar Industries. There is no such thing as a blind alley. Every impass which looks like one that leads,after all, to another magic highway.

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