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Friday 30 August 1946

1946-08-30

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Caesar and Cleopatra, directed by Gabriel Pascal, 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 this week ?

Caesar and Cleopatra

Directed by: Gabriel Pascal

Starring: Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger

Country: United States

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Cloak and Dagger

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Gary Cooper, Robert Alda, Lilli Palmer

Country: United States

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The Killers

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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Brief Encounter

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway

Country: United States

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The Big Sleep

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

I Love to Eat

Starring: James Beard

Country: United States

King's Party Line

Starring: John Reed King, Jim Brown

Country: United States

Face to Face

Starring: Eddie Dunn, Bill Dunn

Country: United States

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Lights Out

Starring: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue

Country: United States

Cash and Carry

Starring: Dennis James

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 August 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Queen Anne-Marie: of Greece.
  • Peggy Lipton: American actress, an archetypal hippie with long shining hair and hip garb.
  • Roland Jakubowitz: Swiss professional astrologer, in Bern, originally trained as typographer.
  • Anne-Marie : Queen consort of Greece (the Hellenes) as the wife of King Constantine II, who reigned from 1964 until 1973.
  • Jacques Tardi: With over 30 graphic novels, he is considred as being the leading European cartoonist of his generation.
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. The Rickety Rickshaw Man - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Campus fashions
  • Time: Jerusalem, with three major religious symbols: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism
  • Life: Yellowstone Park

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

By the author of Crescent Carnival, The River Road is the epic story of an old family sugar plantation, and the d'Alvery family that struggles to keep it viable between the two world wars, following 3 families

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