Thursday 8 August 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Notorious, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 8 August 1946 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- James W Lewis: American convicted extortionist.
- French W Weisglas: Dutch MP (VVD).
- Robin M Tallon: (Rep-D-South Carolina, 1983- ).
- Joe Bethancourt: American singer-songwriter (d. 2014).
- Dreyfuss family, owners of Pittsburgh Pirates since 1900, sells club to Frank McKinney and John Galbreath for $25 million
- First flight of the Convair B-36.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1946 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Frank Sinatra - Five Minutes More
- Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters - South America, Take It Away
- Just the Other Day - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra
- Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai) - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
- I Know - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
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