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Wednesday 2 October 1946

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jo-el Sonnier and Roger Jett. Caesar and Cleopatra, directed by Gabriel Pascal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Faraway Hill.
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TV Series

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

Faraway Hill

Starring: Flora Campbell, Mel Brandt, Julie Christy, Barry Doig

Country: United States

Mixed Bill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Play the Game

Starring: Harvey Zorbaugh

Country: United States

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I Love to Eat

Starring: James Beard

Country: United States

King's Party Line

Starring: John Reed King, Jim Brown

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jo-el Sonnier: Rayne, Louisiana -- Country singer (Louisiana).
  • Roger Jett: Cumberland, Maryland -- Actor (Smithereens).
  • GenSonthi Boonyaratglin: President of Council for National Security and Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Army.
  • Jean-Jacques Aillagon: French politician, a close confidant of Jacques Chirac and member of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) political party.
  • Jacques Baudou: French editor, literary critic, and essayist.
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Facts:
  • 1st network soap opera-Faraway Hill-Dumont
  • Communists take over in Bulgaria.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Rumors Are Flying - Betty Jane Rhodes
  2. Frank Sinatra - The Coffee Song

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Jeanne Crain
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry Wallace -- Sep. 30, 1946

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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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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