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Thursday 22 August 1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Felix Meurders and Rosa Fumetto. The Killers, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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TV Series

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

King's Party Line

Starring: John Reed King, Jim Brown

Country: United States

Face to Face

Starring: Eddie Dunn, Bill Dunn

Country: United States

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Lights Out

Starring: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue

Country: United States

Cash and Carry

Starring: Dennis James

Country: United States

Serving Through Science

Starring: Guthrie McClintock

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Killers

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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Brief Encounter

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway

Country: United States

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The Big Sleep

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely

Country: United States

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Notorious

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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The Time of Their Lives

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Baseball approves a 168-game schedule, but later rescinds it
  • Mikko Hietanen wins Oslo marathon (2:24:55)

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Give Me Five Minutes More - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
  2. Modernaires & Paula Kelly - To Each His Own
  3. Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra (Vocal Buddy Clark) - South America, Take it Away
  4. Blue Skies - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Art Lund)
  5. Andy Russell - Pretending

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Yellowstone Park
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Viacheslav Molotov -- Aug. 19, 1946
  • Life: Loretta Young

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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