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Monday 21 October 1946

1946-10-21

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Strange Woman, directed by Edgar Ulmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Strange Woman

Directed by: Edgar Ulmer

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward

Country: United States

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Deception

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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The Dark Mirror

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

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Blue Skies

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Joan Caulfield

Country: United States

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My Darling Clementine

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Variety on View

Starring: Eric Robinson

Country: United Kingdom

Stars in Your Eyes

Starring: Avril Angers, Daphne Barker, Jimmy Edwards, Jack Barker

Country: United Kingdom

Faraway Hill

Starring: Flora Campbell, Mel Brandt, Julie Christy, Barry Doig

Country: United States

Mixed Bill

Country: United Kingdom

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Play the Game

Starring: Harvey Zorbaugh

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lux Interior: American musician (The Cramps) (Born 1946).
  • Nicole Josy: Belgian singer, half of the duo 'Nicole & Hugo,' with Hugo Sigal.
  • Jane Heal: English philosopher and academic.
  • Lee Loughnane: American singer-songwriter and trumpet player (Chicago).
  • Jim Hill: American professional football player who became a newscaster upon retirement from the sport.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Andrews Sisters & Les Paul - Rumors Are Flying
  2. The Whole World Is Singing My Song - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)
  3. Passe' - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Gloria Grahame
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Eugene O'Neill -- Oct. 21, 1946
  • Life: Fall styles

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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