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Wednesday 16 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 Michael L Coats in Sacramento and Ronnie Milsap. The Harvey Girls, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 while The King's General by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Composer at the Piano.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 ?

The Harvey Girls

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, John Hodiak

Country: United States

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Shock

Directed by: Alfred Werker

Starring: Vincent Price, Lynn Bari, Frank Latimore

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Charles de Gaulle resigns as a head of a French provisional government.
  • The UN Security Council holds its first session.
  • Senator Dennis Chavez (D-NM) calls for a vote on an FEPC bill which calls for an end to discrimination in the workplace. A filibuster prevents it from passing.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)
  2. Symphony - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Resort fashions on beach
  • Time: Lockheed boss Robert E. Gross
  • Life: Churchills paintings

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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