Friday 3 May 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Greg Gumbel sportscaster (CBS TV and Norm Chow.
The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The River Road by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hour Glass.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 May 1946 ?
- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Greg Gumbel sportscaster (CBS TV: WFAN).
- Norm Chow: American football player and coach.
- Silvino Francisco: South African snooker player.
- Greg Gumbel: American sportscaster.
- International military tribunal in Tokyo begins.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1946 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Dinah Shore - The Gypsy
- In the Moon Mist - Pied Pipers
- Sioux City Sue - Kate Smith
- Gypsy - Hildegarde (Guy Lombardo Orchestra)
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