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Thursday 6 June 1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chelsea Brown in Chicago and Lasse Hallstrom. The Stranger, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Transatlantic Quiz.
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 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 30 days ?

Transatlantic Quiz

Starring: D.W. Brogan, John Mason Brown, Alistair Cooke, Lionel Hale

Country: United Kingdom

Late Joys

Starring: Don Gemmell, Betty Lawrence, Joan Sterndale-Bennett, Charlotte Bridmead

Country: United Kingdom

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 June 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Memorial Day - South Korea.
  • Doomsday (weekday)
  • Queensland Day.
  • National holiday of Sweden.
  • D-Day landings - Europe.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gerhart Hauptmann: German dramatist, playwright, novelist and poet, one of the most important and prolific German writers of his time.
Facts:
  • 11 Basketball of America Association teams meet to schedule 1st season
  • Martin Kresses begins publishing Eric the Viking comic strip
  • Henry Morgan is first to take off shirt on TV.
  • The Basketball Association of America is formed in New York City.
  • Soviet Union established diplomatic relations with Argentina.

Music Charts

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

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Children in church
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Maurice Thorez -- June 3, 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

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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Videogames

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