Saturday May 04, 1946

US date format: 5/4/1946, UK date format: 4/5/1946

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 4, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Yves Lecoq and Ville Komsi. A Night in Casablanca, directed by Archie Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Hour Glass.
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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A Night in Casablanca

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Charles Drake

Country: United States of America

Winter Wonderland

Directed by: Bernard Vorhaus

Starring: Lynne Roberts, Charles Drake, Roman Bohnen, Eric Blore

Without Reservations

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Claudette Colbert, John Wayne, Don DeFore, Anne Triola

She-Wolf of London

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Don Porter, June Lockhart, Sara Haden, Jan Wiley

The Dark Corner

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix, Mark Stevens

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 04, 1946?


  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
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  • 5 die in a 2 day riot at Alcatraz prison in SF bay
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 04, 1946?

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. Freddy Martin & His Orchestra - Bumble Boogie
  2. Ink Spots - The Gypsy
  3. Gypsy - Hildegarde (Guy Lombardo Orchestra)

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Hour Glass

Starring: Edgar Bergen

Country: United States of America

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