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Wednesday 17 April 1946

1946-04-17

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Make Mine Music, directed by Bob Cormack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Make Mine Music

Directed by: Bob Cormack

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Dinah Shore, Benny Goodman

Country: United States

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Bedlam

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, Billy House

Country: United States

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The Blue Dahlia

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix

Country: United States

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Dragonwyck

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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The Dark Corner

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix

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 17 April 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Clare Francis: British yachtswoman who first gained fame for competing in some of the world's toughest boat races.
  • J R: Baines; professor (Egyptologist).
  • Henry Kelly: Irish radio and television host.
  • Hannah Nydahl: Danish buddhist teacher of kagyu tradition, wife of Ole Nydahl.
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Facts:
  • Syria declares independence from French administration
  • Syria obtains its Independence from the French occupation.
  • Syria's independence from France is officially recognized.
  • The inaugural session of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) occurs.
  • The United States recognizes Josip Broz Tito's government in Yugoslavia.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Woman in Easter hat
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Amadeo Peter Giannini -- Apr. 15, 1946
  • Life: Circus clown with giraffe

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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