Tuesday 8 October 1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 8, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dennis Kucinich and Sarah Purcell.
My Darling Clementine, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Play the Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 October 1946
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Which were the important events of 8 October 1946 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Dennis Kucinich: American politician.
- Sarah Purcell: American actress and TV hostess.
- Jean-Jacques Beineix: French film director of what came to be called the 'cinéma du look' which included the films of Luc Besson and Léos Carax.
- Hanan Ashrawi: Palestinian scholar activist and politician.
- Catharine MacKinnon: Activist.
- Jon Ekerold: South African motorcycle racer.
- Bel Mooney: English journalist and author.
- Aleksandr Gorshlov: ice dancer (holds six titles).
- Geoff Vanderstock: American track & field champion.
- Kwo-less-shrew selects General Chiang Kai-shek as President of China
- Military plane crashes at Christian HBS, 24 die
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1946 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Rumers are Flying - Tony Martin
- Hoagy Carmichael - Ole Buttermilk Sky
- Five Minutes More - Skitch Henderson & His Orchestra