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Tuesday 21 May 1946

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 21, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Hill and Che Cher. Ghost of Hidden Valley, directed by Sam Newfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Chime Time.
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What the sky looked like on 21 May 1946

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Movies

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Ghost of Hidden Valley

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Jean Carlin, John Meredith

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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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TV Series

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

Chime Time

Starring: Jean Tighe

Country: United States

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 21 May 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
  • Che Cher: Musician.
  • David Hill: Australian TV-reporter / owner (Fox Sports).
  • Ronald Bear: Actor / director (Havana, Make-up).
  • Jack Pani: French long jumper, whose personal best jump was 8.16 metres, achieved in June 1969 in Pulversheim.
  • Allan McKeown: English-American screenwriter and producer (d. 2013).
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Facts:
  • Physicist Louis Slotin is fatally irradiated in a criticality incident during an experiment with the Demon core at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
  • At the Los Alamos Laboratory, Dr. Louis Slotin saves his coworkers but receives a fatal dose of ionizing radiation (the incident is initially classified).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 21, 1946 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Peggy Lee - I Don't Know Enough About You
  2. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra

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