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Thursday 15 August 1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 15, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Webb and William Waldegrave. Black Beauty, directed by Max Nosseck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching I Love to Eat.
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What the sky looked like on 15 August 1946

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Movies

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

Black Beauty

Directed by: Max Nosseck

Starring: Mona Freeman, Richard Denning, Evelyn Ankers, Charles Evans

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London Town

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Sid Field, Greta Gynt, Tessie O'Shea, Claude Hulbert

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Swamp Fire

Directed by: William H. Pine

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Virginia Grey, Buster Crabbe, Carol Thurston

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Overland Riders

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Patti McCarty, Slim Whitaker

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Notorious

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

I Love to Eat

Starring: James Beard

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 15, 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. Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra (Vocal Buddy Clark) - South America, Take it Away
  2. Blue Skies - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Art Lund)
  3. Andy Russell - Pretending
  4. To Each His Own - Modernaires & Paula Kelly
  5. Give Me Five Minutes More - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra

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