Sunday 8 September 1946
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include L C Greenwood and Dean Daughtry.
Caesar and Cleopatra, directed by Gabriel Pascal, 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 I Love to Eat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Dean Daughtry: Rock keyboardist (Atlanta Rhythm Section).
- L C Greenwood: American football player.
- Alberto Boschi: Italian soccer referee.
- Ronnie Burns: Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- L Greenwood: American football player (d. 2013).
- Aziz Sancar: Turkish-American biologist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- 60th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Patricia Canning (119 63)
- 66th US Mens Tennis: Jack Kramer beats Tom Brown Jr (97 63 60)
- Bill Kennedy of Rocky Mount (CPL) strikes out minors record 456
- Bulgaria ends monarchy
- Jack Kramer wins US Tennis Open
- San Francisco 49ers play first AAFC game, lose to New York Yankees 21-7.
- Bulgaria is declared a People's Republic after a referendum King Simeon II leaves.
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- You Call it Madness - King Cole Trio
- Three Suns - Five Minutes More
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