Monday 8 July 1946
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cynthia Gregory in Louisiana and Cynthia Gregory.
A Stolen Life, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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 8 July 1946 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Cynthia Gregory in Louisiana: USA; ballerina (New York Ballet Company).
- Cynthia Gregory: American dancer, a prima-ballerina, 5' 6" tall, a neoclassical goddess of the dance who stands 6' tall when on Pointe.
- Aleksander V Aleksandrov: Russian Composer / conductor, dies at 63.
- Tidbits of 1946 opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 8 performances
- Baseball grants $5,000 minimum salary
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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