Sunday 18 August 1946
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Brief Encounter, directed by David Lean, 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 18 August 1946 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Dennis Sutton: Australian astrologer and author of the nine text books used by the Academy of Hermetic Astrology in Canberra.
- Boyer Coe: American male bodybuilder and physical culturist.
- Joseph Kurtz: American ecclesiastic, a Roman Catholic Archbishop.
- Manuel Rojas Rodo: More known only as Gerardo Manuel, is a Peruvian rock musician, composer and DJ, founding member of the many Peruvian rock bands like The Doltons, Los Shain's, The (St. Thomas) Pepper Smelter and Gerardo Manuel and El Humo.
- Golf Writers Associaton of America formed.
- The Vergarolla explosion in Croatia kills 70.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1946 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Modernaires & Paula Kelly - To Each His Own
- Give Me Five Minutes More - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
- Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra (Vocal Buddy Clark) - South America, Take it Away
- Blue Skies - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Art Lund)
- Andy Russell - Pretending
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