Friday 12 April 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter L de Baan and Ed[ward] O'Neill in Youngstown.
Bedlam, directed by Mark Robson, 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 12 April 1946 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Peter L de Baan: Dutch actor / director / playwright (Leonce & Lena).
- Ed[ward] O'Neill in Youngstown: Ohio, USA; actor (Michael Mooney - Big Apple, Al Bundy - Married With Children).
- O'Neill : American actor, best known as the terminally dim-witted patriarch, "Al Bundy," on the Fox sitcom, "Married with Children," a show which enjoyed an 11-year run of popularity from 1987-1998.
- George Robertson: Scottish politician, a Labour Member of Parliament returned at General election 6/11/1987.
- Ed O'Neill: American actor.
- Syria gains independence from France
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1946 ?
Top #7 songs in the USA
- Sioux City Sue - Bing Crosby & Jesters
- Laughing on the Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Teddy Walters
- Shoo-Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- Personality - Bing Crosby (Eddie Condon Orchestra)
- Billy Eckstine - Prisoner of Love
- The Mad Boogie - Count Basie & His Orchestra
- You Won't be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
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