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Wednesday 16 October 1946

1946-10-16

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Deception, directed by Irving Rapper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Deception

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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The Dark Mirror

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

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Blue Skies

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Joan Caulfield

Country: United States

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My Darling Clementine

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature

Country: United States

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The Jolson Story

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Larry Parks, Evelyn Keyes, William Demarest

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Stars in Your Eyes

Starring: Avril Angers, Daphne Barker, Jimmy Edwards, Jack Barker

Country: United Kingdom

Faraway Hill

Starring: Flora Campbell, Mel Brandt, Julie Christy, Barry Doig

Country: United States

Mixed Bill

Country: United Kingdom

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Play the Game

Starring: Harvey Zorbaugh

Country: United States

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I Love to Eat

Starring: James Beard

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 1946 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Suzanne Somers: American actress of films and TV series who is usually cast as the sexy dumb-blonde.
  • Michael Aquino: American founder of the Temple of Set and one of America's leading Satanists.
  • Geoff Barnett: English footballer.
  • Jan Kruithof: Dutch race horse jockey, a harnessed trot racer who won Le Prix Jockey in 1984 on Noble Atout.
  • Suzanne Somers in San Bruno: California, USA; actress (Three's Company, Step by Step).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ernst Kaltenbrunner: Senior official of Nazi Germany during World War II.
  • Wilhelm Keitel: German Nazi Field Marshall and Chief of Staff of the High Command of the German Armed Forces (OKW), Hitler's closest military advisor and second only to him.
  • Arthur Seyss-Inquart: Austrian chancellor (1930s), dies at age 54.
  • Joachim von Ribbentrop: German soldier and politician 14th German Reich Minister for Foreign Affairs (d. 1946).
  • Alfred G Jodl: Colonel-General / German staff chief weather authority, hanged.
Facts:
  • 10 Nazi leaders hanged as war criminals after Nuremberg trials
  • Nuremberg Trials: Execution of the convicted Nazi leaders of the Main Trial.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Rumers are Flying - Tony Martin
  2. Five Minutes More - Skitch Henderson & His Orchestra
  3. Hoagy Carmichael - Ole Buttermilk Sky

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Fall styles
  • Time: Notre Dame coach Frank Leahy.
  • Life: Crosby and Caulfield

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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