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Monday 18 November 1946

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alan Dean Foster and Amanda Lear. The Best Years of Our Lives, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Close-Up.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 this week ?

Close-Up

Starring: Evel Burns, The Beverley Sisters, Diana Decker

Country: United Kingdom

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 November 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
  • Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Donald Meek: Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach), dies at 86.

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: Party raincoats
  • Time: Speaker of the House
  • Life: Afterschool models

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

Pages 508 17th printing

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The River Road

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Great story about the Louisiana Sugar Industries. There is no such thing as a blind alley. Every impass which looks like one that leads,after all, to another magic highway.

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