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Friday 18 January 1946

1946-01-18

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Harvey Girls, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 while The King's General by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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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 Harvey Girls

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, John Hodiak

Country: United States

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Shock

Directed by: Alfred Werker

Starring: Vincent Price, Lynn Bari, Frank Latimore

Country: United States

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Scarlet Street

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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The Seventh Veil

Directed by: Compton Bennett

Starring: James Mason, Ann Todd, Herbert Lom

Country: United States

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Leave Her to Heaven

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Quiz with Hale

Starring: Lionel Hale

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
Famous Birthdays:
  • Katia Ricclarelli: Actress (Falstaff, Otello, Turandot).
  • Victoria Fyodorova: Russian writer.
  • Jean-Marie Poumeyrol: French painter; much of his early work consisted of erotica and hallucinogenic art, but as his art has matured he has shown a great interest in landscapes as well.
  • Perro Aguayo: Mexican wrestler.
  • Joseph Deiss: Swiss economist and politician 156th President of the Swiss Confederation.
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)
  2. Symphony - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Resort fashions on beach
  • Time: Lockheed boss Robert E. Gross
  • Life: Churchills paintings

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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