Wednesday April 24, 1946

US date format: 4/24/1946, UK date format: 24/4/1946

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 24, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Ronnie Bird and Norbert-Claude Gorin. The Dark Corner, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Hour Glass.
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The Dark Corner

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix, Mark Stevens

Country: United States of America

Rainbow Over Texas

Directed by: Frank McDonald

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


Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Adolphe Menjou, Melville Cooper

Junior Prom

Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss

Starring: Freddie Stewart, June Preisser, Judy Clark, Noel Neill

The Postman Always Rings Twice

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

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  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 24, 1946?

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. Sioux City Sue - Kate Smith
  2. In the Moon Mist - Pied Pipers
  3. Dinah Shore - The Gypsy

TV Series

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

Hour Glass

Starring: Edgar Bergen

Country: United States of America

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