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Sunday 26 May 1946

1946-05-26

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Stranger, directed by Orson Welles, 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 ?

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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A Night in Casablanca

Directed by: Archie L. Mayo

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, The Marx Brothers

Country: United States

The Postman Always Rings Twice

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway

Country: United States

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Make Mine Music

Directed by: Bob Cormack

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Dinah Shore, Benny Goodman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Let's Play Reporter

Starring: Frances Scott

Country: United States

Hour Glass

Starring: Edgar Bergen

Country: United States

It's a Gift

Starring: John Reed King

Country: United States

Composer at the Piano

Starring: Annette Mills, Alan Murray, Eleanor Fayre, Leslie Julian Jones

Country: United Kingdom

Television Garden

Starring: Fred Streeter

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Neshka Robeva: Bulgarian Rhythmic gymnas and coach.
  • Mick Ronson: English guitarist songwriter and producer (The Spiders from Mars and Mott the Hoople) (d. 1993).
  • Radwa Ashour: Egyptian novelist who won the 2007 Constantine Cavafy Prize for Literature.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Darius Milhauds 3rd Concert for piano / orchestra premieres in Prague
  • 2-for-42 and hitting .048 for 1946, Mel Ott stops playing baseball.
  • Patent filed in US for hydrogen bomb.
  • Klement Gottwald becomes premier of Czechoslovakia.
  • Czechoslovak parliamentary election, with Communist victory (38%), last before communist take power

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
  2. Peggy Lee - I Don't Know Enough About You

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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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