Tuesday 4 June 1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bettina Gregory and S Balasubrahmanyam.
The Stranger, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The King's General by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Transatlantic Quiz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 June 1946 ?
- Feast day of St Francis Caracciolo.
- Feast day of Saint Petrock of Cornwall.
- United States - Pentecost in 2006
- Hong Kong - Tiananmen Square Protest of 1989 memorial day.
- Finland - National flag day of the Finnish Defence Forces (on Mannerheim's birthday).
- Tonga - National Day.
- International Innocent Child Abuse Victim Day.
- Bettina Gregory: Correspondent / journalist (ABC-TV).
- S Balasubrahmanyam: Indian actor singer director and producer.
- Largest solar prominence (300,000 miles / 500,000 km) observed.
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