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Thursday 30 May 1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Candy Lightner and Don Ferguson. The Stranger, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Chime Time.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Chime Time

Starring: Jean Tighe

Country: United States

Let's Play Reporter

Starring: Frances Scott

Country: United States

Hour Glass

Starring: Edgar Bergen

Country: United States

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Stranger

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young

Country: United States

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Dressed to Kill

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison

Country: United States

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A Night in Casablanca

Directed by: Archie L. Mayo

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, The Marx Brothers

Country: United States

The Postman Always Rings Twice

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway

Country: United States

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Make Mine Music

Directed by: Bob Cormack

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Dinah Shore, Benny Goodman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 May 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Candy Lightner: political activist/founder (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers).
  • Don Ferguson: Canadian comedian, a member of a popular comedy troupe with successful radio and TV series, particularly known for his Preston Manning impressions.
  • Allan Chapman: Scottish politician (Born 1897).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Braves Bernard Malamud HR shatters Bulova clock in Ebbets Field
  • United flight 521 crashes on takeoff at LaGuardia Airport (New York), 42 die.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1946 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
  2. Peggy Lee - I Don't Know Enough About You

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ozark farmer
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Edward H. Crump -- May 27, 1946
  • Life: Ice skaters

Books

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

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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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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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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