Monday August 26, 1946

US date format: 8/26/1946, UK date format: 26/8/1946

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Valerie Simpson and Alison Steadman. Roll on Texas Moon, directed by William Witney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching I Love to Eat.
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Roll on Texas Moon

Roll on Texas Moon

Directed by: William Witney

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

Cloak and Dagger

Cloak and Dagger

Directed by: Fritz Lang

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

Country: United States of America

Crack-Up

Crack-Up

Directed by: Irving Reis

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

If I'm Lucky

If I'm Lucky

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

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

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Directed by: Max Nosseck

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday

Events

  • George Orwell published Animal Farm

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Music charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - To Each His Own
  2. - Choo Choo Ch'Boogie

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I Love to Eat

I Love to Eat

Starring: James Beard

Country: United States of America

Musical Contrasts

Musical Contrasts

King's Party Line

King's Party Line

Starring: John Reed King, Jim Brown

Country: United States of America

Face to Face

Face to Face

Starring: Eddie Dunn, Bill Dunn

Country: United States of America

For the Children

For the Children

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

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