Monday 22 July 1946
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Steve Friedman and Stephen M Wolownik.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching King's Party Line.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 July 1946 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Steve Friedman: TV news executive / actor (American Anthem).
- Stephen M Wolownik: American musicologist (d. 2000).
- Danny Glover: American actor, film director and political activist.
- Paul Jorion: Belgian anthropologist, sociologist with a special interest in the cognitive sciences.
- Mireille Mathieu: French singer, more than 120 million records sold worldwide.
- Fernando Morais: Brazilian writer, the author of biographies and romances that include " Olga" and "Chatô. "
- Jean-Lou Peupion: French race horse trainer, who trained two winners of the Prix de l'Étoile (1983, 1989).
- Paul-Loup Sulitzer: French financier and author. Before he turned seventeen, he was already a self-made millionaire. Sulitzer used his financial experience and knowledge in his books which often related to the business world. His books are translated into 40 languages, known as financial-thriller genre. Sullitzer didn’t write them himself, he worked in close collaboration with other writers. From 2000 till 2008 Sulitzer was accused of and convicted for fiscal fraud affaires, which cost him the prize National order
- Paul Schrader: Director (American Gigolo, Cat People, Hardcore)
- Rolando Tirona: Filipino archbishop
- Johnson Toribiong: Palauan lawyer and politician 7th President of Palau
- Estelle Bennett in New York City, New York, USA; rocker (The Ronettes).
- King David Hotel bombing: a Zionist underground organisation, the Irgun, bombs the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, site of the civil administration and military headquarters for Mandate Palestine, resulting in 91 deaths.
- Nuclear testing: In the first underwater test of the atomic bomb, the surplus USS ''Saratoga'' is sunk near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, when the United States detonates the ''Baker'' device during Operation Crossroads.
- At Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a comedy team.
- The Atomic Energy Commission is established.
- The Hungarian Forint is introduced in Hungary by the government, ending the world's biggest hyperinflation in the country.
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- Who Do You Love I Hope - Elliot Lawrence & His Orchestra
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