Wednesday 5 June 1946
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Fred Stone and Fuzzy Fuscaldo.
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.
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- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Feast of Saint Boniface.
- Seychelles - Liberation Day.
- National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
- World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
- Anniversary of the Signing of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (Inuvaluit Day).
- Fred Stone: Rock guitarist (Sly & Family Stone-Stand).
- Fuzzy Fuscaldo: Rocker (Captain Beefheart).
- Gillian Hills: Cairo, Egypt -- Actress (Blow-up, Clockwork Orange).
- Christian Lambert: French police commissioner who became a prefect.
- Jacques Taddei: French pianist and organist who played the Cavaillé-Coll organ of Sainte-Clotilde Basilica between 1993 and 2012, after having been co-owner in 1987.
- Stefania Sandrelli: Italian popular, innocent-looking actress known in the U.S. for her roles in Bertolucci films. A former dancer and beauty-contest winner, she proved to be an actress who could portray both innocence and sensuality. An accomplished actress with more than 50 appearances on film ,TV and stage, Sandrelli started when she was 15. She has worked with directors such as Bertolucci, Scola and Soldati. Sandrelli is the recipient of two "Globo d’Oro" awards, a "Polifemo" in 1988, a "Nastro d’Argento" in 19
- Robert Wattebled: French Catholic clergyman, the Bishop of Nimes since 2001.
- Wanderléa : Brazilian singer and television host
- John Bach: Welsh-New Zealand actor
- John Cann: English guitarist (Atomic Rooster Hard Stuff The Attack and Andromeda (d. 2001)
- Patrick Head: English engineer and businessman co-founded Williams F1
- Freddie Stone: American singer guitarist and pastor (Sly and the Family Stone)
- Fire at LaSalle Hotel cocktail lounge kills 61 (Chicago, Illinois, USA).
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