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Thursday 2 May 1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lesley Gore in Tenafly and Scott Holden. The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Hour Glass.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Bedlam

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, Billy House

Country: United States

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The Blue Dahlia

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix

Country: United States

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Dragonwyck

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hour Glass

Starring: Edgar Bergen

Country: United States

It's a Gift

Starring: John Reed King

Country: United States

Composer at the Piano

Starring: Annette Mills, Alan Murray, Eleanor Fayre, Leslie Julian Jones

Country: United Kingdom

Television Garden

Starring: Fred Streeter

Country: United Kingdom

Hits and Bits

Country: United States

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Prisoners begin revolt at Alcatraz prison in California.
  • The ''Battle of Alcatraz'' takes place, killing two guards and three inmates.
  • Six inmates unsuccessfully try to escape from Alcatraz Prison. A riot occurs, the so-called quotBattle of Alcatrazquot.

Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Dinah Shore - The Gypsy
  2. Gypsy - Hildegarde (Guy Lombardo Orchestra)
  3. In the Moon Mist - Pied Pipers
  4. Sioux City Sue - Kate Smith

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Magazine Covers

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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

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

The sweeping and mighty chronicle of a fabulous family- the hot headed, hot-blooded d'Alverys, and the skeleton ridden house where they were born. On Belle Heloise plantation, with all its old world background; its beer and shrimp parties on the ...

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