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Friday 28 June 1946

1946-06-28

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Night and Day, directed by Michael Curtiz, 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 ?

Night and Day

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Cary Grant, Alexis Smith, Monty Woolley

Country: United States

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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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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 28 June 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gilda Radner: American comedienne on stage and film who created a gallery of offbeat characters as one of the original cast members of TV's "Saturday Night Live.
  • Robert Asprin: American soldier and author (d. 2008).
  • Bruce Davison: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Actor (Captain Wyler-Hunter, Willard, High Risk).
  • David Duckham: English rugby player.
  • Gilda Radner in Detroit: Michigan, USA; comedienne (Baba Wawa - Saturday Night Live).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Permanent radio play-by-play of Cleveland Indians games begins
  • Enrico de Nicola becomes first president of Italy.

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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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