Thursday 4 July 1946, US Independence Day
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tish Howard and Michael Milken in Los Angeles.
A Stolen Life, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while This Side of Innocence by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Face to Face.
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- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Tish Howard: Playmate (July, 1966).
- Michael Milken in Los Angeles: California, USA; partner (International Capital Access Group).
- Pearly Gates: American soul singer and member of girl group The Flirtations.
- Ron Kovic: American Vietnam veteran and hero of the 1990 film "Born on the Fourth of July," which detailed his experiences during and after the war.
- Michael Milken: American stockbroker who made a fortune, $550 million in 1987 alone, through insider trading as a junk-bond king.
- Anti Jewish riots in Kielce Poland, 42 die
- Philippines gains independence from US
- The Philippines gain independence from the USA.
- After 381 years of near-continuous colonial rule by various powers, the Philippines attains full independence from the United States.
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