Saturday 15 June 1946
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Anna and the King of Siam, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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Which were the important events of 15 June 1946 ?
- Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
- Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
- Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
- Malawi's Freedom Day
- Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
- Flag Day in Denmark
- Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Brigitte Fossey: Tourcoing Actor.
- Demis Roussos: Greek singer and performer who had a string of international hit records as a solo performer in the 1970s after having been a member of Aphrodite's Child, a progressive rock group that also included the well renowned Vangelis.
- Judy Pace: Los Angeles, California -- Actress (Young Lawyers).
- Ken Henderson: Baseball player.
- Janet Lennon: American noted family, a writer and member of the four singing Lennon Sisters.
- Noddy Holder: English singer-songwriter guitarist and actor (Slade)
- John Horner: American paleontologist and academic
- Jim Varney in Lexington: Kentucky, USA; actor (Ernest Goes to Jail).
- Judy Pace in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Young Lawyers).
- Michael Lynch: Michael Lynch is a Scottish historian and a leading expert in the history of the Scottish Reformation and pre-modern urbanisation in the Scottish kingdom. In 2010, five years after his retirement, he was described by one reviewer as 'one of the most influential historians in Scotland of the last thirty years', whose work has been characterised by an 'ability to bring ecclesiastical, cultural and urban perspectives to traditional Scottish political and governmental histories', as well as the abil
- Michel Bellion: French painter, paints harbour and dock scenes since his childhood, studied at Ecole Nationale Supérieur d'Arts in Paris from 1968 to 1970, travels on shipd of the French Marine around the world between 1993 and 2002. In 2003, he received the title 'Peintre de la marine'.
- Jack Horner: American paleontologist
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Doin' What Comes Natur'lly - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- I Got The Sun In The Morning - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)
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