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Saturday 16 November 1946

1946-11-16

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Best Years of Our Lives, directed by William Wyler, 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 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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Children of Paradise

Directed by: Marcel Carn

Starring: Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur

Country: United States

Song of the South

Directed by: Harve Foster

Starring: Ruth Warrick, Bobby Driscoll, James Baskett

Country: United States

The Strange Woman

Directed by: Edgar Ulmer

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Kaleidoscope

Starring: MacDonald Hobley, Ronnie Waldman, Leslie Welch

Country: United Kingdom

Television Screen Magazine

Starring: Bob Haymes, Millicent Fenwick, Ray Forrest, John K.M. McCaffery

Country: United States

Let's Rhumba

Starring: D'Avalos

Country: United States

Josephine Terry's Kitchen

Starring: Josephine Terry

Country: United Kingdom

Paging You

Starring: Brian Reece, Eric Robinson, Valerie Tandy

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Colin Burgess: Australian drummer and songwriter (The Masters Apprentices AC/DC and His Majesty).
  • Ole Olsen: Danish motorcycle racer.
  • Jo White: American basketball player and coach.
  • Barbara Leigh: Ringgold, Georgia -- Actress (Vampirella).
  • Barbara Smith: American black feminist political thinker and activist, critic, teacher, lecturer, author, editor, and essayist.
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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Huggin' and Chalkin' - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
  2. Helen Carroll - Ole Buttermilk Sky
  3. Sooner or Later (You're Gonna Be Comin' Around) - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  4. The Things We Did Last Summer - Jo Stafford
  5. It's A Pity To Say Goodnight - Stan Kenton

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Afterschool models
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Helen Traubel -- Nov. 11, 1946
  • Life: Palestine camel

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

By the author of Crescent Carnival, The River Road is the epic story of an old family sugar plantation, and the d'Alvery family that struggles to keep it viable between the two world wars, following 3 families

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