Tuesday 2 July 1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ron Silver and Richard Axel.
A Stolen Life, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The Miracle of the Bells by Russell Janne was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Face to Face.
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- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- Ron Silver: American actor director and producer (d. 2009).
- Richard Axel: American neuroscientist and biologist Nobel Prize laureate.
- Nicolas Pesques
- Ron Silver in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Gary - Rhoda, Dear Detective, Baker's Dozen, Entity, Silkwood, Best Friends).
- Ricky Bruch: Swedish discus thrower and actor (d. 2011).
- Anthony Overton: publisher/cosmetics manufacturer/banker, dies at age 81.
- Dutch Beel government forms
- Harbor workers end strike at Rotterdam and Amsterdam
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