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Tuesday 5 November 1946

1946-11-05

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Song of the South, directed by Harve Foster, 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 ?

Song of the South

Directed by: Harve Foster

Starring: Ruth Warrick, Bobby Driscoll, James Baskett

Country: United States

The Strange Woman

Directed by: Edgar Ulmer

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward

Country: United States

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Deception

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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The Dark Mirror

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

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Blue Skies

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Joan Caulfield

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Josephine Terry's Kitchen

Starring: Josephine Terry

Country: United Kingdom

Paging You

Starring: Brian Reece, Eric Robinson, Valerie Tandy

Country: United Kingdom

You Are an Artist

Starring: Jon Gnagy, Ben Grauer, Warren Hull

Country: United States

Variety on View

Starring: Eric Robinson

Country: United Kingdom

Stars in Your Eyes

Starring: Avril Angers, Daphne Barker, Jimmy Edwards, Jack Barker

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 November 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
  • St. Magnus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Doug Stephan: American radio host whose "Good Day USA" morning program is heard in over 300 cities, the 10th highest rated radio show in the U.S.
  • Gram Parsons: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Byrds The Flying Burrito Brothers and International Submarine Band) (d. 1973).
  • Ariel Ureta: Filipino journalist and actor.
  • Ken Whaley: Austrian-English bass player and songwriter (Help Yourself Ducks Deluxe and Man) (d. 2013).
  • Gram Paarson [Cecil Connor]: Winter Haven, Florida -- Rocker (Byrds).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • John F Kennedy (Democrat-Massachusetts) elected to US House of Representatives.
  • Senate and House elections in the United States both give majorities to the Republicans.
  • At least 1,400 people are killed in an earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter Scale, in the Ancash Region and Quiches District in Peru.
  • The Slimbridge Wetland Reserve opens in England.
  • A truce is declared between Indonesian nationalist troops and the Dutch army in Indonesia.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. The Old Lamp-Lighter - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  2. Ole Buttermilk Sky - Paul Weston & His Orchestra
  3. Put that Kiss Back Where You Found It - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra
  4. This is Always - Harry James & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Palestine camel
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles Francis Adams -- Nov. 4, 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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