Monday 2 September 1946
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Caesar and Cleopatra, directed by Gabriel Pascal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 September 1946 ?
- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
- Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
- Vietnam - National Day (independence from France, 1945)
- Michel Destot: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France.
- Luis Ávalos: Cuban-American actor (d. 2014).
- Mary Goudie: Baroness Goudie English humanitarian and politician.
- Billy Preston: American singer-songwriter pianist and actor (d. 2006).
- Walt Simonson: American comic book artist and writer.
- Joe Yamanaka: Japanese singer and actor (Flower Travellin' Band and The Wailers Band) (d. 2011)
- Dan White: American homicide, a disgruntled former City of San Francisco employee who shot Mayor Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk on 11/27/1978, 10:45 AM PST. A married man with three kids, he had been refused when he asked for a raise and piqued, quit his job. Milk, an openly gay civil servant, was hired in his place. White's crime left shockwaves that caused riot and reform, made and broke political careers in a city with a huge gay population and strong feelings about sexual lifestyles.
- Luis Avalos: Havana, Cuba -- Actor (Condo, E / R, I Had 3 Wives)
- Marty Grebb: Chicago, Illinois -- Rocker (Buckinghams)
- Nehru forms government in India
- Johnny Neun replaces Bill Dickey as New York Yankees' manager.
- The Interim Government of India is formed with Jawaharlal Nehru as Vice President with the powers of a Prime Minister.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Ink Spots - To Each His Own
- Choo Choo Ch'Boogie - Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
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