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Saturday 16 March 1946

1946-03-16

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). To Each His Own, directed by Mitchell Leisen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

To Each His Own

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, John Lund, Mary Anderson

Country: United States

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Rome, Open City

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Anna Magnani, Aldo Fabrizi, Marcello Pagliero

Country: United States

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Tomorrow Is Forever

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Orson Welles, George Brent

Country: United States

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Gilda

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready

Country: United States

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Terror by Night

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Alan Mowbray

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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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Here's How

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
  • J Knight: American mystic teacher and author, also known as Judy Zebra Knight and JZ Knight, who claims to be the channel of a spiritual entity named Ramtha, a 35,000 year-old warrior spirit from Atlantis.
  • Yves Lambert: French sociologist specializing in the sociology of religion.
  • Erik Estrada in New York City: New York, USA; actor (CHiPs, Cross and Switchblade, Lightblast).
  • Michael Basman: English chess player and author.
  • Mary Kaldor: English economist and academic.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Would-Be Gentleman closes at Booth Theater NYC after 77 performances

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. One-Zy, Two-Zy (I Love You-Zy) - Phil Harris
  2. Oh! What it Seemed to Be - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra
  3. McNamara's Band - Bing Crosby & Jesters

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Senator Vandenberg
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Danny Kaye -- Mar. 11, 1946
  • Life: Champion ice skater

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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