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Monday 17 June 1946

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marcy Kaptur and Alain Sarteur. Anna and the King of Siam, directed by John Cromwell, 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 Cash and Carry.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Cash and Carry

Starring: Dennis James

Country: United States

Serving Through Science

Starring: Guthrie McClintock

Country: United States

Starlight

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Transatlantic Quiz

Starring: D.W. Brogan, John Mason Brown, Alistair Cooke, Lionel Hale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Late Joys

Starring: Don Gemmell, Betty Lawrence, Joan Sterndale-Bennett, Charlotte Bridmead

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Anna and the King of Siam

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell

Country: United States

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Henry V

Directed by: Laurence Olivier

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks

Country: United States

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The Stranger

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young

Country: United States

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Dressed to Kill

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison

Country: United States

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The Postman Always Rings Twice

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marcy Kaptur: (Rep-D-Ohio, 1983- ).
  • Alain Sarteur: French athlete who competed in the Men's 100 metres in the 1972 Summer Olympics.
  • Peter Rosei: Austrian author poet and playwright.
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Facts:
  • SW Bell inaugurates mobile telephone commercial service, St. Louis
  • SouthWest Bell innaugurates mobile telephone commercial service, Saint Louis, Missouri. USA.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Doin' What Comes Natur'lly - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  2. I Got The Sun In The Morning - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Play dresses
  • Time: Labor leader Joe Curran
  • Life: Donna Reed

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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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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