Friday 1 February 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Terror by Night, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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Which were the important events of 1 February 1946 ?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
- The start of Black History Month in the United States.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
- Elizabeth Sladen: English Actress (d. 2011).
- Pascal Bonitzer: French film critic, screenwriter, film director and actor.
- Chris Clark: Motown Soul singer.
- Bert Braverman in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor (Bobby - Vega$, Roy - New Odd Couple).
- Bart Braverman: Los Angeles, California -- Actor (Bobby-Vega$, Roy-New Odd Couple).
- Elisabeth Sladen: British actress (Born1946)
- Hans Betghe: Writer, dies at 70.
- Republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zolt n Tildy as communist president.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Oh! What It Seemed to Be - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra (Vocal Marjorie Hughes)
- Johnny Mercer - Personality
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