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Thursday 12 December 1946

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It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Yearling, directed by Clarence Brown, 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 Yearling

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Claude Jarman Jr.

Country: United States

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Till the Clouds Roll By

Directed by: Richard Whorf

Starring: Robert Walker, Van Heflin, Lucille Bremer

Country: United States

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Undercurrent

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Robert Taylor, Robert Mitchum

Country: United States

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The Best Years of Our Lives

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Myrna Loy

Country: United States

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The Razor's Edge

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Let's Celebrate

Starring: Mel Allen

Country: United States

The Teen-Age Show

Country: United Kingdom

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Pinwright's Progress

Starring: James Hayter, Clarence Wright, Daphne Maddox, Charles Irwin

Country: United Kingdom

Close-Up

Starring: Evel Burns, The Beverley Sisters, Diana Decker

Country: United Kingdom

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Kaleidoscope

Starring: MacDonald Hobley, Ronnie Waldman, Leslie Welch

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Tide detergent introduced
  • UN accepts 6 Manhattan blocks as a gift from John D Rockefeller Jr
  • Ice plant collapses, shearing a tenement building and burying 38.
  • United Nations accepts six Manhattan (New York) blocks as a gift from John D Rockefeller Jr.
  • A fire at a New York City ice plant spreads to a nearby tenement killing 37 people.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby - White Christmas

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Jet Plane and pilot
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Andrei A. Zhdanov -- Dec. 9, 1946
  • Life: Ingrid Bergman

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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