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Thursday 28 February 1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 28, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robin Cook (British politician) and Lowell Ponte. Gilda, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Casper the Friendly Ghost.
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Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready, Joseph Calleia

Country: United States

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Strange Impersonation

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Brenda Marshall, William Gargan, Hillary Brooke, George Chandler

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Swing Parade of 1946

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Gale Storm, Phil Regan, Moe Howard, Larry Fine

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Sentimental Journey

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: John Payne, Maureen O'Hara, William Bendix, Cedric Hardwicke

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The Mask of Diijon

Directed by: Lew Landers

Starring: Erich von Stroheim, Jeanne Bates, William Wright, Denise Vernac

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TV Series

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

Casper the Friendly Ghost

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Der Augenzeuge

It's a Gift

Starring: John Reed King

Country: United States

Composer at the Piano

Starring: Annette Mills, Alan Murray, Eleanor Fayre, Leslie Julian Jones

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

On Stage, Everybody (1945 TV Series)

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Historical Events

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  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Saint Romanus (died 463)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robin Cook (British politician)
  • Lowell Ponte: Writer who, as science and technology editor for Reader’s Digest magazine, became the world’s most widely read investigative science reporter.
  • Robert Cook: British politician, Labour Member of Parliament returned at the General Election on 6/11/1987.
  • Henri Termeer: American general managment specialist and CEO of Genzyme, a biotech manufacturing and marketing company.
  • Robin Cook: Scottish educator and politician Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (d. 2005).
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  • Combined Chiefs of Staff reveal that the American, Canadian, and British Governments had experimented with building ice ships during 1942-43. The Habbakuk project was to create a two-million-ton ship made of ice and wood pulp, 2000 feet long, 300 feet wide, as a floating aircraft base.
  • In Philadelphia, General Electric strikers and police clash.
  • British troops withdraw from Iran according to treaty the Soviets do not.
  • Ho Chi Minh is elected President of North Vietnam.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 28, 1946 - Geocentric view

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Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Personality - Dinah Shore
  2. Seems Like Old Times - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  3. Atlanta G.A. - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  4. Oh! What It Seemed To Be - Helen Forrest & Dick Haymes
  5. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra

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