Monday April 01, 1946

US date format: 4/1/1946, UK date format: 1/4/1946

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 1, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Arrigo Sacchi and Jean-François Garreaud. The Virginian, directed by Stuart Gilmore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Der Augenzeuge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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The Virginian

Directed by: Stuart Gilmore

Starring: Joel McCrea, Brian Donlevy, Sonny Tufts, Barbara Britton

Devil Bat's Daughter

Directed by: Frank Wisbar

Starring: Rosemary La Planche, John James, Michael Hale, Molly Lamont

Murder in the Music Hall

Directed by: John English

Starring: Vera Ralston, William Marshall, Helen Walker, Nancy Kelly

Thunder Town

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

Starring: Bob Steele, Syd Saylor, Ellen Hall, Bud Geary

Gentlemen with Guns

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Patricia Knox, Steve Darrell


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 01, 1946?


  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
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    Famous Deaths

  • Noah Beery: Actor (Beau Geste, Cimarron Kid, Mammy),...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 01, 1946?

    Top #7 songs in the USA

  1. The Mad Boogie - Count Basie & His Orchestra
  2. Laughing on the Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Teddy Walters
  3. Billy Eckstine - Prisoner of Love
  4. You Won't be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
  5. Sioux City Sue - Bing Crosby & Jesters
  6. Personality - Bing Crosby (Eddie Condon Orchestra)
  7. Shoo-Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Der Augenzeuge

It's a Gift

Starring: John Reed King

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