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Thursday 21 February 1946

1946-02-21

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Rome, Open City, directed by Roberto Rossellini, 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 ?

Rome, Open City

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Anna Magnani, Aldo Fabrizi, Marcello Pagliero

Country: United States

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Tomorrow Is Forever

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Orson Welles, George Brent

Country: United States

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Gilda

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready

Country: United States

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Terror by Night

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Alan Mowbray

Country: United States

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Three Strangers

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Geraldine Fitzgerald

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 21 February 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Vito Rizzuto: Italian-Canadian mob boss (d. 2013).
  • Bob Ryan: American journalist and author.
  • Tricia Cox: American noted family, the daughter of President Richard Nixon and his wife, Patricia.
  • Tyne Daly in Madison: Wisconsin, USA; actress (Cagney and Lacey, Angel Unchained).
  • Alan Rickman: Actor (Robin Hood Prince of Thieves).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jose Streel: Belgian World War II collaborator (Born 1911).
Facts:
  • Anti-British demonstrations in Egypt.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Frank Sinatra - Oh! What It Seemed to Be
  2. Frank Sinatra - Day by Day
  3. Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! - Woody Herman & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Dorothy McGuire
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ernest Bevin -- Feb. 18, 1946
  • Life: Lincoln Memorial

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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