Saturday 2 February 1946
It was Saturday, 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 2 February 1946 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- John Armitt: English engineer and businessman.
- Alpha Konaré: Malian academic and politician 3rd President of Mali.
- Constantine Papadakis: Greek-American businessman and academic (d. 2009).
- Alpha Oumar Konare: Mali politician.
- Howard Bellamy in Darby: Florida, USA; vocalist (Bellamy Brothers - "Let Your Love Flow").
- Nellie Bly closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 16 performances
- The US Navy Department announces US submarine fleet sunk 1,944 Japanese major vessels during the war, including 194 warships, killing 276,000. The Navy also admits that the US violated the 1930 London Naval Treaty in ordering unrestricted submarine warfare against Japan.
- The Hungarian Republic is proclaimed.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1946 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Andrews Sisters - Money is the Root of All Evil
- Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! - Connee Boswell
- Harry James & His Orchestra - I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
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