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Monday 29 April 1946

1946-04-29

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). 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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
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Facts:
  • 28 former Japanese leaders indicted in Tokyo as war criminals.
  • The International Military Tribunal for the Far East convenes and indicts former Prime Minister of Japan Hideki Tojo and 28 former Japanese leaders for war crimes.
  • Father Divine, a controversial religious leader who claims to be God, marries the much-younger Edna Rose Ritchings, a celebrated anniversary in the International Peace Mission movement.
  • Trial against war criminals begin in Tokyo the accused include Hideki Tōjō, Shigenori Tōgō and Hiroshi Ōshima.

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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

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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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