#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Saturday 24 August 1946

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richard "Dick" N Richards in Key West Florida USA US Navy/astronaut (STS-28 41 sk and Francesco Oddo. 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..

You can also have a look at the whole 1946 or at August 24 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 24 August 1946 and get them!

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

More info

Brief Encounter

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway

Country: United States

More info

The Big Sleep

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely

Country: United States

More info

Notorious

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains

Country: United States

More info

The Time of Their Lives

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds

Country: United States

More info

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

More info

Lights Out

Starring: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue

Country: United States

Cash and Carry

Starring: Dennis James

Country: United States

Find out your future

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 24 August 1946!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 24 August

Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. The Rickety Rickshaw Man - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 24 August 1946 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

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 ...

More info

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.

More info

The River Road

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Louisiana plantation life after World War One.

More info

Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 24 August 1946 is such a special date for you!