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Sunday 28 April 1946

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Luc Erta and Pierre-Henri Gourgeon. The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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 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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Bedlam

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, Billy House

Country: United States

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The Blue Dahlia

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix

Country: United States

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Dragonwyck

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Hits and Bits

Country: United States

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Here's How

Country: United States

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 April 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean-Luc Erta: French sommelier, awarded the title of 'Best Sommelier in France' in 1973.
  • Pierre-Henri Gourgeon: French business leader.
  • Mary Lowe: American businesswoman and philanthropist, the President and CEO of Maralo, LLC, a Houston, Texas independent oil and gas exploration and production company, since 1973.
  • Ginette Reno: French Canadian author, composer, singer, and actress.
  • Nour El-Sherif: Egyptian actor and producer (d. 2015).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Pestalozzi Children’s Village (''Kinderdorf Pestalozzi'') established at Trogen in Switzerland to accommodate and educate orphans of World War II according to Pestalozzian principles.

Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Dinah Shore - The Gypsy
  2. In the Moon Mist - Pied Pipers
  3. Sioux City Sue - Kate Smith

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: high school student
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mohamed Ali Jinnah -- Apr. 22, 1946
  • Life: Woman in Easter hat

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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