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), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. 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 Face to Face.
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Historical Events

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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
  • US drops atom bomb on Bikini atoll (4th atomic explosion).
  • Nuclear testing: Operation Crossroads, a series of nuclear weapon tests conducted by the United States at Bikini Atoll in Micronesia, is initiated by detonation of ''Able'' at an altitude of 520ampnbspfeet (158ampnbspm).
  • Ankara University is founded in Turkey.
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Movies

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Canyon Passage

Canyon Passage

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

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

A Scandal in Paris

A Scandal in Paris

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: George Sanders, Signe Hasso, Carole Landis, Akim Tamiroff

Prairie Badmen

Prairie Badmen

Directed by: Sam Newfield

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

The Bamboo Blonde

The Bamboo Blonde

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Frances Langford, Ralph Edwards, Russell Wade, Iris Adrian

My Pal Trigger

My Pal Trigger

Directed by: Frank McDonald, Yakima Canutt

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans

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Music charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - Stone Cold Dead in the Market (He Had It Coming)
  2. - Boogie Blues

TV Series

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Face to Face

Face to Face

Starring: Eddie Dunn, Bill Dunn

Country: United States of America

King's Party Line

King's Party Line

Starring: John Reed King, Jim Brown

Country: United States of America

For the Children

For the Children

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

Lights Out

Lights Out

Starring: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue

Country: United States of America

Cash and Carry

Cash and Carry

Starring: Dennis James

Country: United States of America

Days to next July 01

If July 01, 1946 is your birthday you're 74 years, 1 month, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 26 days.
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