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Wednesday 2 January 1946

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alain Marleix and Jean-Bernard Pouy. Scarlet Street, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Composer at the Piano.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Composer at the Piano

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Television Garden

Starring: Fred Streeter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hits and Bits

Country: United States

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Here's How

Country: United States

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The Vera Massey Show

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Scarlet Street

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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The Seventh Veil

Directed by: Compton Bennett

Starring: James Mason, Ann Todd, Herbert Lom

Country: United States

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Leave Her to Heaven

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain

Country: United States

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They Were Expendable

Directed by: John Ford Captain U.S.N.R.

Starring: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed

Country: United States

House of Dracula

Directed by: Erle C. Kenton

Starring: Onslow Stevens, John Carradine, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alain Marleix: French politician who was the Secretary of State for Veterans in the government of François Fillon from June 2007 to March 2008.
  • Jean-Bernard Pouy: French journalist, editor and writer, an author of espionage novels.
  • Sonny Ruberto: American baseball player coach and manager (d. 2014).
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Books

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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

A beautiful flawless copy, First Edition, Published 1946, Mint Condition This Side of Innocence (1946) by Taylor Caldwell, about rich and powerful New York families in the Gilded Age.

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The River Road

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

The sweeping and mighty chronicle of a fabulous family- the hot headed, hot-blooded d'Alverys, and the skeleton ridden house where they were born. On Belle Heloise plantation, with all its old world background; its beer and shrimp parties on the ...

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