Friday 5 July 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 5, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joël Sarlot and Paul Smith.
Canyon Passage, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching King's Party Line.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 July 1946
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Which were the important events of 5 July 1946 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Joël Sarlot
- Paul Smith: British fashion designer.
- Karla Conway: American model and artist Karla Jo Musacchia used the name Karla Conway for her appearance as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its April 1966 issue.
- Pierre-Marc Johnson: Canadian lawyer physician and politician 24th Premier of Quebec.
- Ron Kovic: Activist.
- Vladimir Zakharov: Russian dancer and choreographer (d. 2013).
- Gerard Hooft: Dutch physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Gerardus 't Hooft: Dutch physicist, Nobel laureate.
- The bikini is re-introduced in Paris, France (it was a Roman invention).
- Bikinis go on sale in Paris.
- Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini becomes the first American saint to be canonized.
- Howard Hughes nearly dies in a test flight of the Hughes XF-11 and crashes it in a suburban Beverly Hills neighborhood because of a propeller malfunction.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Gene Krupa & His Orchestra - Boogie Blues
- Stone Cold Dead in the Market (He Had It Coming) - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan