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Friday 16 August 1946

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lesley Ann Warren in New York City and Massoud Barzani. The Big Sleep, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

King's Party Line

Starring: John Reed King, Jim Brown

Country: United States

Face to Face

Starring: Eddie Dunn, Bill Dunn

Country: United States

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Lights Out

Starring: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue

Country: United States

Cash and Carry

Starring: Dennis James

Country: United States

Serving Through Science

Starring: Guthrie McClintock

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Big Sleep

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely

Country: United States

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Notorious

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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The Time of Their Lives

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds

Country: United States

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Black Angel

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Dan Duryea, June Vincent, Peter Lorre

Country: United States

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The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Great Calcutta blood bath - Moslem / Hindu riot (3-4,000 die)
  • he Kurdistan Democratic Party is founded in South Kurdistan.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. To Each His Own - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Loretta Young
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George E. Allen -- Aug. 12, 1946
  • Life: Frowning boy

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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