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Thursday 28 February 1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Cook and Lowell Ponte. Rome, Open City, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching It's a Gift.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Rome, Open City

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Anna Magnani, Aldo Fabrizi, Marcello Pagliero

Country: United States

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Tomorrow Is Forever

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Orson Welles, George Brent

Country: United States

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Gilda

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready

Country: United States

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Terror by Night

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Alan Mowbray

Country: United States

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Three Strangers

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Geraldine Fitzgerald

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 February 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Cook: British politician, Labour Member of Parliament returned at the General Election on 6/11/1987.
  • Lowell Ponte: Writer who, as science and technology editor for Reader’s Digest magazine, became the world’s most widely read investigative science reporter.
  • Henri Termeer: American general managment specialist and CEO of Genzyme, a biotech manufacturing and marketing company.
  • Philip Bailhache: English lawyer and politician.
  • Robin Cook: Scottish educator and politician Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (d. 2005).
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Facts:
  • Combined Chiefs of Staff reveal that the American, Canadian, and British Governments had experimented with building ice ships during 1942-43. The Habbakuk project was to create a two-million-ton ship made of ice and wood pulp, 2000 feet long, 300 feet wide, as a floating aircraft base.
  • In Philadelphia, General Electric strikers and police clash.
  • British troops withdraw from Iran according to treaty the Soviets do not.
  • Ho Chi Minh is elected President of North Vietnam.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Best bird dogs
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cardinal Spellman -- Feb. 25, 1946
  • Life: Dorothy McGuire

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

The sweeping and mighty chronicle of a fabulous family- the hot headed, hot-blooded d'Alverys, and the skeleton ridden house where they were born. On Belle Heloise plantation, with all its old world background; its beer and shrimp parties on the ...

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