Tuesday 7 May 1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Danoff in Springfield and Richard L.
The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Tay Garnett, 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 Hour Glass.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 May 1946 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- Bill Danoff in Springfield: Massachusetts, USA; vocalist (Starland Vocal Band - "Afternoon Delight").
- Richard L: Brodsky; American lawyer/NY State Assemblyman (Democrat) (1983-).
- Michael Rosen: English children's poet.
- Thelma Houston: American singer-songwriter and actress (Sisters of Glory).
- Marv Hubbard: American football player (d. 2015).
- Bill Kreutzmann: American drummer (Grateful Dead The Other Ones The Dead 7 Walkers Rhythm Devils and BK3)
- Jerry Nolan: American drummer (New York Dolls The Heartbreakers and The Pleasure Seekers/Cradle) (d. 1992)
- Brian Turner: English chef and television host
- Anton A Mussert: Engineer / NSB leader, executed.
- William H Hastie inaugurated as (first black) governor of Virgin Islands.
- Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) is founded with around 20 employees.
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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