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The Central Intelligence Group is
established (it became the CIA in 1947)

The first "network television season" in the US

The BBC Television Service begins broadcasting again

Piaggio produces the Vespa

In 1946:

1946 It's a Wonderful Life.

The American Film Institute recognised it as one of the 100 best American films ever made, and placed number one on their list of the most inspirational American films of all time.

Inventions in 1946

33rd President: Harry S. Truman
April 12th 1945 - January 20th 1953

1946 Ford Coupe

Photo: Postdlf

Photo: Morven

The average house cost $12,304
Equivalent today: $137,776

The average car cost $1,120
Equivalent today: $12,541

The average wage was $2,068
Equivalent today: $23,157