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Thursday 5 December 1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 5, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include José Carreras and Andy Kim. It's a Wonderful Life, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Play the Game.
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Movies

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It's a Wonderful Life

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

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The Yearling

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Claude Jarman Jr., Chill Wills

Country: United States

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The Locket

Directed by: John Brahm

Starring: Laraine Day, Robert Mitchum, Brian Aherne, Gene Raymond

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Green for Danger

Directed by: Sidney Gilliat

Starring: Alastair Sim, Sally Gray, Trevor Howard, Leo Genn

Country: United States

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Carnival

Directed by: Stanley Haynes

Starring: Sally Gray, Michael Wilding, Stanley Holloway, Bernard Miles

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TV Series

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

Play the Game

Directed by: Marc Fienberg

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Let's Celebrate

Starring: Mel Allen

Country: United States

The Teen-Age Show

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Film

Close-Up

Starring: Evel Burns, The Beverley Sisters, Diana Decker

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
  • José Carreras: Spanish operatic tenor, probably best known for his association with Luciano Pavarotti and Placido Domingo; in 1990 and 1994, the Three Tenors performed concerts which were watched worldwide by audiences of over two billion.
  • Andy Kim: Canadian singer-songwriter.
  • Jean-François Théodore: French businessman, the President, Chairman and CEO of Euronext N.V.
  • Jose Carreras: Barcelona, Spain -- Opera tenor (I Lombardi, Three Tenors).
  • Sarel van der Merwe: South African race car driver.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Louis Dewis: Belgian post-impressionist painter (Born 1872).
Facts:
  • President Truman creates Committee on Civil Rights by Exec Order #9808
  • US President Harry Truman creates Committee on Civil Rights by Executive Order #9808.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 05, 1946 - Geocentric view

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