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Saturday 28 December 1946

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Edgar Winter in Beaumont and Jean-Paul Favand. Dead Reckoning, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 while This Side of Innocence by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Melody Bar Ranch.
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TV Series

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

Public Prosecutor

Starring: John Howard, Anne Gwynne, Walter Sande

Country: United States

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The Army Hour

Country: United States

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The Teen-Age Show

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Close-Up

Starring: Evel Burns, The Beverley Sisters, Diana Decker

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mixed Bill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Dead Reckoning

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky

Country: United States

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Les Misérables

Directed by: Richard Boleslawski

Starring: Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke

Country: United States

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Duel in the Sun

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck

Country: United States

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Stairway to Heaven

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Robert Coote

Country: United States

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The Beast with Five Fingers

Directed by: Robert Florey

Starring: Robert Alda, Andrea King, Peter Lorre

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Edgar Winter in Beaumont: Texas, USA; rocker ("They Only Come Out at Night", "Frankenstein").
  • Jean-Paul Favand: French actor and antiques dealer, who created 'The Musée des Arts Forains - Collection Jean-Paul Favand,' a private museum of funfair objects located in Paris.
  • Bill Lee: American former Major League Baseball pitcher, nicknamed Spaceman.
  • Edgar Winter: American musician, a keyboards and alto sax player who focused his career on jazz and rock.
  • Mike Beebe: American lawyer and politician 45th Governor of Arkansas.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Fra Angelicos art
  • Time: Ahmed Sukarno (spelled Soekarno).
  • Life: Teresa Wright

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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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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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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