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Tuesday 7 May 1946

1946-05-07

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Tay Garnett, 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 ?

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 May 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
  • Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bill Danoff in Springfield: Massachusetts, USA; vocalist (Starland Vocal Band - "Afternoon Delight").
  • Richard L: Brodsky; American lawyer/NY State Assemblyman (Democrat) (1983-).
  • Thelma Houston: American singer-songwriter and actress (Sisters of Glory).
  • Marv Hubbard: American football player (d. 2015).
  • Bill Kreutzmann: American drummer (Grateful Dead The Other Ones The Dead 7 Walkers Rhythm Devils and BK3).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • William H Hastie inaugurated as (first black) governor of Virgin Islands.
  • Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) is founded with around 20 employees.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Ink Spots - The Gypsy
  2. Gypsy - Hildegarde (Guy Lombardo Orchestra)
  3. Bumble Boogie - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Margaret Leighton
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Elizabeth Arden -- May 6, 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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