Saturday 6 July 1946
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Fred Dryer in Hawthone and Rick Hunter.
A Stolen Life, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, 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 King's Party Line.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 July 1946 ?
- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
- Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
- Roman festivals: Ludi Apollinares, games in honour of Apollo (since 208 BC) began today.
- San Fermin a Spanish Catholic festival centered in Pamplona begins today.
- Music festival EXIT begins today in Serbian town of Novi Sad.
- Czech Republic - Jan Hus Day (1415).
- Fred Dryer in Hawthone: California, USA; NFL player (New York Giants, Los Angeles Rams) / actor (Hunter).
- Rick Hunter: Actor.
- George W Bush: 43rd President of the United States.
- Sylvester Stallone in New York City: New York, USA; actor / director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra).
- George Bush: American politician, U. S. President for two terms, Texas oil millionaire and baseball owner, from a noted family, the Republican son of U.S.
- Jean-Claude Frison: Belgian actor and comedian.
- Sylvester Stallone: American actor who made a huge break-through to overnight success with writing and starring in "Rocky," 1976, an Oscar winning picture. "Rocky" was a break-through for Stallone, but soon, things got even better. By the mid-80s, he was making $12 million per movie, surpassing such greats as Hoffman and Beatty in money made per picture. Stallone enjoys purchasing art with his money, and has a wide collection that includes impressionist masters and many unknown artists.
- Toquinho : Brazilian singer and violinist, composer.
- Jamie Wyeth: American artist and noted family of American artists, the grandson of N.C. Wyeth and the son of Andrew Wyeth and his wife Betsy. With two famous artists preceding him, Jamie created his own vision, part of a more traditional continuum but with a great interest in light, infusing his canvasses with feeling and presence.
- James Wyeth: Wilmington artists
- Fred Dryer: American football player and actor
- Peter Singer: Australian philosopher and academic
- St. Louis Woman closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 113 performances
- 53rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Louise Brough (62 64)
- 60th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Yvon Petra beats G Brown (62 64 79 57 64)
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Stone Cold Dead in the Market (He Had It Coming) - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan
- Gene Krupa & His Orchestra - Boogie Blues
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