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Monday 2 September 1946

1946-09-02

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Caesar and Cleopatra, directed by Gabriel Pascal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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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 ?

Caesar and Cleopatra

Directed by: Gabriel Pascal

Starring: Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger

Country: United States

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Cloak and Dagger

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Gary Cooper, Robert Alda, Lilli Palmer

Country: United States

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The Killers

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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Brief Encounter

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway

Country: United States

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The Big Sleep

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

I Love to Eat

Starring: James Beard

Country: United States

King's Party Line

Starring: John Reed King, Jim Brown

Country: United States

Face to Face

Starring: Eddie Dunn, Bill Dunn

Country: United States

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Lights Out

Starring: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue

Country: United States

Cash and Carry

Starring: Dennis James

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 September 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Sophia
  • Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
  • Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michel Destot: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France.
  • Luis Ávalos: Cuban-American actor (d. 2014).
  • Mary Goudie: Baroness Goudie English humanitarian and politician.
  • Billy Preston: American singer-songwriter pianist and actor (d. 2006).
  • Walt Simonson: American comic book artist and writer.
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Facts:
  • Nehru forms government in India
  • Johnny Neun replaces Bill Dickey as New York Yankees' manager.
  • The Interim Government of India is formed with Jawaharlal Nehru as Vice President with the powers of a Prime Minister.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Ink Spots - To Each His Own
  2. Choo Choo Ch'Boogie - Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Children holding hands on beach
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pauline Betz -- Sep. 2, 1946
  • Esquire

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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