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Friday 23 August 1946

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Keith Moon . The Killers, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching I Love to Eat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 Killers

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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Brief Encounter

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway

Country: United States

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The Big Sleep

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely

Country: United States

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Notorious

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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The Time of Their Lives

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

I Love to Eat

Starring: James Beard

Country: United States

King's Party Line

Starring: John Reed King, Jim Brown

Country: United States

Face to Face

Starring: Eddie Dunn, Bill Dunn

Country: United States

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Lights Out

Starring: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue

Country: United States

Cash and Carry

Starring: Dennis James

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
  • Keith Moon: Rock drummer (Who), dies of drug overdose at 31.
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Facts:
  • 13th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 16, Los Angeles 0 (97,380)
  • Ordinance No. 46 of the British Military Government constitutes the German Land (state) of Schleswig-Holstein.

Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Modernaires & Paula Kelly - To Each His Own
  2. Give Me Five Minutes More - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
  3. Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra (Vocal Buddy Clark) - South America, Take it Away
  4. Blue Skies - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Art Lund)
  5. Andy Russell - Pretending

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Yellowstone Park
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Viacheslav Molotov -- Aug. 19, 1946
  • Life: Loretta Young

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

A beautiful flawless copy, First Edition, Published 1946, Mint Condition This Side of Innocence (1946) by Taylor Caldwell, about rich and powerful New York families in the Gilded Age.

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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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Videogames

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