Friday February 01, 1946

US date format: 2/1/1946, UK date format: 1/2/1946

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Elisabeth Sladen and Elisabeth Sladen. The Diary of a Chambermaid, directed by Jean Renoir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Casper the Friendly Ghost.
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Movies

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The Diary of a Chambermaid

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Paulette Goddard, Burgess Meredith, Hurd Hatfield, Francis Lederer

Behind Green Lights

Directed by: Otto Brower

Starring: Carole Landis, William Gargan, Richard Crane, Mary Anderson

The Spiral Staircase

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore, Kent Smith

Country: United States of America

A Letter for Evie

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Marsha Hunt, John Carroll, Hume Cronyn, Spring Byington

Terror by Night

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Alan Mowbray, Dennis Hoey

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 01, 1946?


    Holidays

  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
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    Events

  • Republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zolt n Tildy as communist president.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 01, 1946?


    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. Andrews Sisters - Money is the Root of All Evil
  2. Harry James & His Orchestra - I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
  3. Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! - Connee Boswell

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Casper the Friendly Ghost

It's a Gift

Starring: John Reed King

Country: United States of America

Composer at the Piano

Starring: Annette Mills, Alan Murray, Eleanor Fayre, Leslie Julian Jones

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

On Stage, Everybody (1945 TV Series)

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