Thursday 6 June 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chelsea Brown in Chicago and Lasse Hallstrom.
The Stranger, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while This Side of Innocence by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Transatlantic Quiz.
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Which were the important events of 6 June 1946 ?
- Memorial Day - South Korea.
- Doomsday (weekday)
- Queensland Day.
- National holiday of Sweden.
- D-Day landings - Europe.
- Bonza Bottler Day - USA.
- National Yo-yo Day - USA.
- Chelsea Brown in Chicago: Illinois, USA; comedienne (Laugh-in, Matt Lincoln).
- Lasse Hallstrom: Director (Once Around, My Life as a Dog, ABBA).
- Tony Levin: American musician, a bassist and early player of the Chapman Stick.
- Gerhart Hauptmann: German dramatist, playwright, novelist and poet, one of the most important and prolific German writers of his time.
- 11 Basketball of America Association teams meet to schedule 1st season
- Martin Kresses begins publishing Eric the Viking comic strip
- Henry Morgan is first to take off shirt on TV.
- The Basketball Association of America is formed in New York City.
- Soviet Union established diplomatic relations with Argentina.
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