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Thursday 19 December 1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 19, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Urich and Jean-Christophe Mitterrand. 13 Rue Madeleine, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

13 Rue Madeleine

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: James Cagney, Annabella, Richard Conte, Frank Latimore

Country: United States

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Lady in the Lake

Directed by: Robert Montgomery

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Audrey Totter, Lloyd Nolan, Tom Tully

Country: United States

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Directed by: Emilio Fernández

Starring: María Félix, Pedro Armendáriz, Fernando Fernández, José Morcillo

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Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Joan Crawford, John Garfield, Oscar Levant, J. Carrol Naish

Country: United States

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The Beast with Five Fingers

Directed by: Robert Florey

Starring: Robert Alda, Andrea King, Peter Lorre, Victor Francen

Country: United States

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

Muffin the Mule

Written by: Ann Hogarth, Annette Mills

Starring: Annette Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Household Hints

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Boxing from St. Nicholas Arena

Starring: Chris Schenkel

Country: United States

Shopping at Home

Starring: Dorothy Gardiner, Keith Hetherington

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1946 ?

  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Urich: American actor on radio, stage, film and 11 TV series, including "Vega$," 1978-81, "Spenser For Hire," 1985-88, "American Dreamer," 1990-91 and "Crossroads," 1992-93.
  • Jean-Christophe Mitterrand: French noted family, the eldest son of President François Mitterand.
  • Alain Pelosato
  • Steven Biko: South African black student leader, dies in police custody.
  • Rosemary Conley: English businesswoman, author and broadcaster.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Langevin: French physicist, best remembered for his work on the theory of magnetic materials.
  • Noel Cowards musical Pacific 1860, premieres in London
  • War breaks out in Indochina as Ho Chi Minh attacks French in Hanoi.
  • Start of the First Indochina War.
  • Viet Minh forces begin a war against French occupying forces in Vietnam, succeeding in 1954 with France's surrender at Dien Bien Phu.
  • Frank Capra's ''It's a Wonderful Life'', featuring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers, and Thomas Mitchell, is released in New York.

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Planetary positions on December 19, 1946 - Geocentric view

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