Monday July 01, 1946

US date format: 7/1/1946, UK date format: 1/7/1946

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 1, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Catherine Weinzaepflen and Jean-Paul Bret. Canyon Passage, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching King's Party Line.
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Movies

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Canyon Passage

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Dana Andrews, Brian Donlevy, Susan Hayward, Patricia Roc

Prairie Badmen

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Patricia Knox, Charles King

Sunset Pass

Directed by: William Berke

Starring: James Warren, Nan Leslie, John Laurenz, Jane Greer

The Stranger

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Philip Merivale

Country: United States of America

Colorado Serenade

Directed by: Robert Emmett Tansey

Starring: Eddie Dean, Roscoe Ates, David Sharpe, Mary Kenyon

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 01, 1946?


    Holidays

  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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    Events

  • Rajah cedes Sarawak to British crown
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Music charts

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


    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Gene Krupa & His Orchestra - Boogie Blues
  2. Stone Cold Dead in the Market (He Had It Coming) - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan

TV Series

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

King's Party Line

Starring: John Reed King, Jim Brown

Country: United States of America

Face to Face

Starring: Eddie Dunn, Bill Dunn

Country: United States of America

For the Children

Starring: Anthony Quayle, Richard Burton, Michael Bates, Alan Badel

Lights Out

Starring: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue

Country: United States of America

Serving Through Science

Starring: Guthrie McClintock

Country: United States of America

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