Thursday 9 May 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
A Night in Casablanca, directed by Archie L. Mayo, 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 9 May 1946 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Drafi Deutscher: German Schlager singer (Born 1946).
- Candice Bergen in Beverly Hills: California, USA; actress (Carnal Knowledge, Murphy Brown).
- Clint Holmes: English-American singer-songwriter and game show host.
- Ayşe Zarakolu: Turkish author and activist (d. 2002).
- Candice Bergen: American actress and model, beginning her career in commercials but moving into film while still in her teens with "The Group.
- King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy abdicates and is succeeded by Humbert II.
- Nehru is elected leader of the Congress Party in India.
- The first V-2 rocket is successfully launched at the White Sands Missile Range.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Ink Spots - The Gypsy
- Bumble Boogie - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
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