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Monday 26 August 1946

1946-08-26

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Killers, directed by Robert Siodmak, 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 ?

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 26 August 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Valerie Simpson: American singer.
  • Zhou Ji: Chinese engineer and politician 14th Chinese Minister of Education.
  • Priit Pärn: Estonian animator and director.
  • Chantal Renaud: Canadian singer actress and screenwriter.
  • Mark Snow: American drummer and composer (New York Rock & Roll Ensemble).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • George Orwell published Animal Farm

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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

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Campus fashions
  • Time: Jerusalem, with three major religious symbols: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism
  • Life: Yellowstone Park

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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