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Saturday 19 October 1946

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Hue and Margaret McElroy. The Strange Woman, directed by Edgar Ulmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Stars in Your Eyes.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Stars in Your Eyes

Starring: Avril Angers, Daphne Barker, Jimmy Edwards, Jack Barker

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Faraway Hill

Starring: Flora Campbell, Mel Brandt, Julie Christy, Barry Doig

Country: United States

Mixed Bill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Play the Game

Starring: Harvey Zorbaugh

Country: United States

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I Love to Eat

Starring: James Beard

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Strange Woman

Directed by: Edgar Ulmer

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward

Country: United States

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Deception

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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The Dark Mirror

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

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Blue Skies

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Joan Caulfield

Country: United States

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My Darling Clementine

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 October 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Hue: French politician who was National Secretary of the French Communist Party (PCF) from 1994 to 2001 and President of the PCF from 2001 to 2002.
  • Margaret McElroy: English psychic medium, radio show host and author of six books.
  • Ernesto Palacio: Peruvian tenor, particularly associated with Rossini and Mozart roles.
  • Bob Holland: Australian cricketer and surveyor.
  • Philip Pullman: English author and academic.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. The Whole World Is Singing My Song - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)
  2. Andrews Sisters & Les Paul - Rumors Are Flying
  3. Passe' - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Fall styles
  • Time: Notre Dame coach Frank Leahy.
  • Life: Crosby and Caulfield

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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