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Thursday 16 May 1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Jawer and Robert Fripp. Dark Alibi, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Let's Play Reporter.
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What the sky looked like on 16 May 1946

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Movies

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Dark Alibi

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Ben Carter, Benson Fong

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Dressed to Kill

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison, Edmund Breon

Country: United States

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Bad Bascomb

Directed by: S. Sylvan Simon

Starring: Wallace Beery, Margaret O'Brien, Marjorie Main, J. Carrol Naish

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A Night in Casablanca

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Charles Drake

Country: United States

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Winter Wonderland

Directed by: Bernard Vorhaus

Starring: Lynne Roberts, Charles Drake, Roman Bohnen, Eric Blore

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TV Series

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

Let's Play Reporter

Starring: Frances Scott

Country: United States

Hour Glass

Starring: Edgar Bergen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jeff Jawer: American professional astrologer, one of the founding members of AFAN and one of the Steering Committee.
  • Robert Fripp: English guitarist songwriter and producer (King Crimson The League of Gentlemen Giles Giles and Fripp and Fripp & Eno).
  • Rosemary Barnes: British politician, a Member of Parliament returned at the General Election of 6/11/1987.
  • Jessi B Wilson: Mississippi, United States -- Murderer (FBI Most Wanted List).
  • John Law: English sociologist and academic.
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Facts:
  • Musical Annie Get Your Gun, starring Ethel Merman premieres in New York City

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 1946 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Frank Sinatra - All Through the Day
  2. Laughing On the Outside, Crying On the Inside - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  3. Frank Sinatra - They Say It's Wonderful
  4. I Don't Know Enough About You - Mills Brothers
  5. The House of Blue Lights - Freddie Slack & His Orchestra

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