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Monday 24 June 1946

1946-06-24

It was Monday, 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 months ?

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 ?

Lights Out

Starring: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
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Facts:
  • 11.72 (29.77 cm) of rainfall at Mellen Wisc (state 24-hr record)
  • 29.77 cm (11.72 inches) of rainfall, Mellen, Wisconsin. (state 24-hour record)
  • Georges Bidault becomes Prime Minister of France.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Doin' What Comes Natur'lly - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Chief Justice Vinson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Mark W. Clark -- June 24, 1946
  • Life: Play dresses

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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