Friday August 23, 1946

US date format: 8/23/1946, UK date format: 23/8/1946

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 23, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Keith Moon and Michel Wieviorka. 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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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Cloak and Dagger

Directed by: Fritz Lang

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

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Irving Reis

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

If I'm Lucky

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

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

Under Nevada Skies

Directed by: Frank McDonald

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans

Black Beauty

Directed by: Max Nosseck

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 23, 1946?


  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
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  • 13th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 16, Los Angeles 0 (97,380)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 23, 1946?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. The Rickety Rickshaw Man - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

I Love to Eat

Starring: James Beard

Country: United States of America

Musical Contrasts

King's Party Line

Starring: John Reed King, Jim Brown

Country: United States of America

Face to Face

Starring: Eddie Dunn, Bill Dunn

Country: United States of America

For the Children

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

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