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Monday 5 August 1946

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Loni Anderson in Saint Paul and Erika Slezak in Hollywood. Black Angel, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching King's Party Line.
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Movies

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

Black Angel

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Dan Duryea, June Vincent, Peter Lorre

Country: United States

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The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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

Serving Through Science

Starring: Guthrie McClintock

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Loni Anderson in Saint Paul: Minnesota, USA; actress (Jennifer - WKRP in Cincinnati).
  • Erika Slezak in Hollywood: California, USA; actress (Viki - One Life to Live).
  • Gary Beban: American businessman, formerly a football player with a short career in the pro league.
  • Bruce Coslet: American football player, the head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals football franchise.
  • Alain Dassas: French businessman, who held various positions within the Renault-Nissan Alliance and was one of the key participants in the agreements that led to its creation.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Wilhelm Marx: German lawyer and politician 17th Chancellor of Germany (d. 1946).

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Frank Sinatra - Five Minutes More
  2. Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters - South America, Take It Away
  3. Just the Other Day - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra
  4. Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai) - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
  5. I Know - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Frowning boy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Camillien Houde -- Aug. 5, 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

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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