Friday 14 June 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ralph McAllister Ingersol II in New York City and Howard Fried.
Anna and the King of Siam, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Cash and Carry.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 June 1946 ?
- Flag Day (United States)
- Liberation Day (Falkland Islands)
- International Weblogger's Day ? Celebration of the work of webloggers around the world
- World Blood Donor Day  ? Celebration of blood donation on the birthdate of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered ABO blood groups
- Roman Empire ? eighth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Mother's Day (Afghanistan)
- United States: Birthday of the U.S. Army
- Ralph McAllister Ingersol II in New York City: New York, USA; newspaper publisher.
- Howard Fried: American conceptual artist who became known in the 1970s for his pioneering work in video art, performance art, and installation art.
- Timothy Getty: American noted family, John Paul Getty's youngest and favorite son, the fifth son, from his fifth wife, Louise Dudley Lynch.
- Jean-David Levitte: French diplomat, who served as the French ambassador to the United States (2002–2007) and as diplomatic advisor and sherpa to former Presidents Jacques Chirac and Nicolas Sarkozy (2007-2012).
- Robert Louis-Dreyfus: French businessman, who had major success as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Adidas-Salomon and Saatchi & Saatchi.
- Thomas McClarty: American executive and CEO of Arkla, an energy company. A college graduate, McClarty has a BS in Business.
- Donald Trump: American entrepreneur who made a fortune estimated at $1 billion by finding and buying losing properties and turning them around. The fourth of five kids, he grew up in Queens, the son of a self-made millionaire in real estate. In 1968, he graduated business school. In 1975 he made his first purchase of a run-down hotel, and began his history of renovations.
- Tõnu Sepp: Estonian instrument maker and educator
- John Logie Baird: Scottish television pioneer (Born 1888).
- Canadian Library Association established.
- The Baruch Plan is proposed to the United Nations
- A tornado on the Detroit River kills 17.
- Laurence Olivier's ''Henry V'' opens in the United States nearly 2 years after its release in England. It is the first Shakespeare film in color, and critics hail it as the finest film of a Shakespeare play ever made.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1946 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- One More Tomorrow - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra
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