October 25th, 2009

From"Decoded" The arrival


Monday, November 04, 1946
Top News Headlines This Week:
Nov 4 - "Park Avenue" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 72 performances   Nov 4 - UN Educational, Scientific, & Cultural Organization formed   Nov 4-Music  
Top Songs for 1946
For Sentimental Reasons by Nat King Cole     Oh! What It Seemed to Be by Frankie Carle (also Frank Sinatra)    
The Gypsy by Ink Spots (also Dinah Shore)     Prisoner of Love by Perry Como    
Rumors Are Flying by Frankie Carle     To Each His Own by Eddy Howard (also Freddy Martin and The Ink Spots)    
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! by Vaughn Monroe     The Old Lamplighter by Sammy Kaye    
Old Buttermilk Sky by Kay Kyser     Five Minutes More by Frank Sinatra    
1946 Prices US President
Bread:  $0.10/loaf Harry S Truman
Milk:  $0.70/gal US Vice President
Eggs:  $0.65/doz No Vice President
Car:  $1,400 Academy Award Winners
Gas:  $0.21/gal
Best Picture:The Best Years Of Our Lives
 Directed By William Wyler
Best Actor:Fredric March
 in The Best Years Of Our Lives
Best Actress:Olivia De Havilland
 in To Each His Own
House:  $12,638
Stamp:  $0.03/ea
Avg Income:  $3,118/yr
Min Wage:  $0.40/hr
DOW Avg:    177
Top Books in 1946
All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren     Animal Farm by George Orwell    
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