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Thursday 1 August 1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 1, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rick Coonce and Boz Burrell. Notorious, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Musical Contrasts.
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What the sky looked like on 1 August 1946

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Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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The Time of Their Lives

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds, Binnie Barnes

Country: United States

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Down Missouri Way

Directed by: Josef Berne

Starring: Martha O'Driscoll, John Carradine, Eddie Dean, William Wright

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The Inner Circle

Directed by: Philip Ford

Starring: Adele Mara, Warren Douglas, William Frawley, Ricardo Cortez

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Black Angel

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Dan Duryea, June Vincent, Peter Lorre, Broderick Crawford

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Musical Contrasts

King's Party Line

Starring: John Reed King, Jim Brown

Country: United States

Face to Face

Starring: Eddie Dunn, Bill Dunn

Country: United States

For the Children

Starring: Anthony Quayle, Richard Burton, Michael Bates, Alan Badel

Lights Out

Starring: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1946 ?

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Rick Coonce: American drummer (The Grass Roots) (d. 2011).
  • Boz Burrell: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (King Crimson and Bad Company) (d. 2006).
  • Richard O Covey in Fayetteville: Arkansas, USA; US Air Force / astronaut (STS 51I, 26, 38).
  • Alfred Piergallini: American economist and CEO of Gerber Products, an infant foods wholesaler, products manufacturer and clothing maker.
  • J Guillermo: Ex-husband of Princess Christina of the Netherlands.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Andrei Vlasov: Russian General (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45.
  • President Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
  • US President Harry Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 01, 1946 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai) - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
  2. South America, Take It Away - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
  3. Frank Sinatra - Five Minutes More
  4. Just the Other Day - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra
  5. I Know - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra

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