Sunday 6 October 1946
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Greig South African and Gary Gentry.
The Jolson Story, directed by Alfred E. Green, 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 Faraway Hill.
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- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- Tony Greig South African: born English cricketer.
- Gary Gentry: baseball player (New York Mets).
- Stephen Arroyo: American astrologer and noted author, winner of the 1992 Regulus Award for the Human Experience, and he has as well been awarded the British Astrological Association's Astrology Prize.
- Millie Small: World Music Singer.
- Lloyd Doggett: American politician and Member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas.
- Tony Greig: South African English cricketer and sportscaster (d. 2012)
- Vinod Khanna: Indian actor and producer
- John Monie: Australian rugby player and coach
- Eddie Villanueva: Filipino evangelist and politician founded the ZOE Broadcasting Network
- President Truman questions Great Britain Jews about Palestine
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