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Tuesday 20 August 1946

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 20, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Laurent Fabius and Connie Chung. Cloak and Dagger, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching I Love to Eat.
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Movies

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Cloak and Dagger

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Gary Cooper, Robert Alda, Lilli Palmer, Vladimir Sokoloff

Country: United States

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Crack-Up

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Pat O'Brien, Claire Trevor, Herbert Marshall, Ray Collins

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If I'm Lucky

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Vivian Blaine, Perry Como, Harry James, Carmen Miranda

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Black Beauty

Directed by: Max Nosseck

Starring: Mona Freeman, Richard Denning, Evelyn Ankers, Charles Evans

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London Town

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Sid Field, Greta Gynt, Tessie O'Shea, Claude Hulbert

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TV Series

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

I Love to Eat

Starring: James Beard

Country: United States

Musical Contrasts

King's Party Line

Starring: John Reed King, Jim Brown

Country: United States

Face to Face

Starring: Eddie Dunn, Bill Dunn

Country: United States

For the Children

Starring: Anthony Quayle, Richard Burton, Michael Bates, Alan Badel

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
Famous Birthdays:
  • Laurent Fabius: French politician, Prime Minister 1984-86, charged in connection with the AIDS deaths of five people and the contamination of two others during a key period in 1985, accused of a strategy of favoritism that delayed systematic testing for AIDS, waiting for development of a French-made test when an American one was available months earlier, charged with manslaughter and "attacking the physical integrity of others.
  • Connie Chung: Chinese-American newscaster, teamed with Dan Rather at CBS in 1993.
  • Ralf Hütter: German singer and keyboard player (Kraftwerk and Organisation).
  • Connie Chung in Washington: DC, USA; TV newscaster (NBC, CBS).
  • Ralf Hutter: German musician (Kraftwerk).
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Planetary positions on August 20, 1946 - Geocentric view

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