Thursday 8 August 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include French W Weisglas and Robin M Tallon.
Notorious, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching King's Party Line.
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1946 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- French W Weisglas: Dutch MP (VVD).
- Robin M Tallon: (Rep-D-South Carolina, 1983- ).
- James W Lewis: American convicted extortionist.
- Joe Bethancourt: American singer-songwriter (d. 2014).
- Dreyfuss family, owners of Pittsburgh Pirates since 1900, sells club to Frank McKinney and John Galbreath for $25 million
- First flight of the Convair B-36.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1946 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Frank Sinatra - Five Minutes More
- Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters - South America, Take It Away
- Just the Other Day - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra
- Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai) - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
- I Know - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
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