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Friday 21 June 1946

1946-06-21

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Dead of Night, directed by Cavalcanti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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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 ?

Dead of Night

Directed by: Cavalcanti

Starring: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver

Country: United States

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Anna and the King of Siam

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell

Country: United States

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Henry V

Directed by: Laurence Olivier

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks

Country: United States

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The Stranger

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young

Country: United States

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Dressed to Kill

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Cash and Carry

Starring: Dennis James

Country: United States

Serving Through Science

Starring: Guthrie McClintock

Country: United States

Starlight

Country: United Kingdom

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Transatlantic Quiz

Starring: D.W. Brogan, John Mason Brown, Alistair Cooke, Lionel Hale

Country: United Kingdom

Late Joys

Starring: Don Gemmell, Betty Lawrence, Joan Sterndale-Bennett, Charlotte Bridmead

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 June 1946 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Xavier Gélin: French actor, producer, scenarist and director who died in Paris on 2 July 1999, aged 53, in Paris.
  • Kate Hoey: Irish politician and senior lecturer at two colleges 1972-1985.
  • Xanana Gusmao: Indonesian resistance leader, the charismatic East Timorese poet-revolutionary heading the Independence Movement of East Timor.
  • Piotr Domaradzki: Polish-American historian and journalist (d. 2015).
  • Rob Dyson: American race car driver.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 10 die in fire at Baker Hotel in Dallas, Texas
  • Bill Veeck buys Indians for $2.2 million
  • Ten die in fire at Baker Hotel, Dallas, Texas, USA.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Doin' What Comes Natur'lly - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  2. I Got The Sun In The Morning - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Play dresses
  • Time: Labor leader Joe Curran
  • Life: Donna Reed

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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