Thursday 26 December 1946

US date format: 12/26/1946, UK date format: 26/12/1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 26, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Denis Seznec and Gordon Edwards. The Man I Love, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Man I Love

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Ida Lupino, Robert Alda, Andrea King, Martha Vickers

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Riding the California Trail

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Gilbert Roland, Martin Garralaga, Frank Yaconelli, Teala Loring

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13 Rue Madeleine

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: James Cagney, Annabella, Richard Conte, Frank Latimore

Country: United States of America

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Lady in the Lake

Directed by: Robert Montgomery

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Audrey Totter, Lloyd Nolan, Tom Tully

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: Emilio Fernández

Starring: María Félix, Pedro Armendáriz, Fernando Fernández, José Morcillo

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TV Series

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

Muffin the Mule

Written by: Ann Hogarth, Annette Mills

Starring: Annette Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Household Hints

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Bristol-Myers Tele-Varieties

Starring: Jinx Falkenburg, Tex McCrary

Country: United States of America

Boxing from St. Nicholas Arena

Starring: Chris Schenkel

Country: United States of America

Shopping at Home

Starring: Dorothy Gardiner, Keith Hetherington

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1946 ?

  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
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  • Toplitzky of Notre Dame opens at Century Theater NYC for 60 performances
  • Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas opens (start of an era)
  • 35th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Melbourne (5-0).
  • Gangster Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel opens the Flamingo hotel and casino on the desert highway between Las Vegas and the McCarren airport. Cost was nearly $6 million, on an initial budget of $1 million. The casino initially loses money, and closes within a month.

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