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Saturday 12 January 1946

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cynthia Robinson and Lady Cosgrove. The Harvey Girls, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Composer at the Piano.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Harvey Girls

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, John Hodiak

Country: United States

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Shock

Directed by: Alfred Werker

Starring: Vincent Price, Lynn Bari, Frank Latimore

Country: United States

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Scarlet Street

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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The Seventh Veil

Directed by: Compton Bennett

Starring: James Mason, Ann Todd, Herbert Lom

Country: United States

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Leave Her to Heaven

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Here's How

Country: United States

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Quiz with Hale

Starring: Lionel Hale

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Cynthia Robinson: rock trumpeteer (Sly and Family Stone - "Everyday People").
  • Lady Cosgrove: Scottish judiciary figure.
  • George Duke: American musician, a jazz and rock keyboardist who has played with the likes of Anita Baker, Frank Zappa and Miles Davis.
  • Hazel Cosgrove: Lady Cosgrove Scottish lawyer and judge.
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Facts:
  • Polonaise closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 113 performances
  • NFL champs Cleveland Rams given permission to move to Los Angeles

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)
  2. Symphony - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

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Magazine Covers

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  • Life: Churchills paintings
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William Mackenzie King -- Jan. 7, 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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