Sunday 5 May 1946
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include George-Ray Jabalot and Hervé Revelli.
The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Hour Glass.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 May 1946 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- George-Ray Jabalot: French official, president from 1996 to 2005 of 'Fédération française du sport adapté' (FFSA), an organisation that educates people with mental disabilities through sport.
- Hervé Revelli: French footballer (soccer player), well known for having won the French Championship as many times as any player (seven, equal with Jean-Michel Larqué).
- Jim Kelly: American actor and martial artist (d. 2013).
- Aydın Menderes: Turkish politician (d. 2011).
- The International Military Tribunal for the Far East begins in Tokyo with twenty-eight Japanese military and government officials accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1946 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Gypsy - Hildegarde (Guy Lombardo Orchestra)
- Ink Spots - The Gypsy
- Bumble Boogie - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
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