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Sunday 16 June 1946

1946-06-16

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Anna and the King of Siam, directed by John Cromwell, 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 months ?

Anna and the King of Siam

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell

Country: United States

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Henry V

Directed by: Laurence Olivier

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks

Country: United States

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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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Cash and Carry

Starring: Dennis James

Country: United States

Serving Through Science

Starring: Guthrie McClintock

Country: United States

Starlight

Country: United Kingdom

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Astor: 3rd Baron Astor of Hever English businessman and politician.
  • Karen Dunnell: English statistician and academic.
  • Tom Harrell: American trumpet player and composer.
  • Neil MacGregor: Director (British National Gallery).
  • Iain Matthews: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Fairport Convention and Plainsong).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Annie Get Your Gun opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 1147 performances
  • 46th US Golf Open: Lloyd Mangrum shoots a 284 at Canterbury Golf Club - Cleveland

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Doin' What Comes Natur'lly - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  2. I Got The Sun In The Morning - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Donna Reed
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles Luckman -- June 10, 1946
  • Life: Children in church

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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