Saturday 9 November 1946
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rosanne Parker and Benny Mardones.
Children of Paradise, directed by Marcel Carn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The River Road by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Let's Rhumba.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 November 1946 ?
- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
- Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
- Europe - Inventor's Day - in honor of Hedy Lamarr's birthday
- United States - World Freedom Day, to commenerate the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
- Rosanne Parker: Australian astrologer from the mid-'70s, interested in the psychological, personal and spiritual growth.
- Benny Mardones: American pop singer and songwriter (Into the Night).
- Marina Warner: English author and academic.
- President Truman ends wage / price freeze
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1946 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - King Cole Trio
- You Keep Coming Back Like a Song - Dinah Shore
- Rumors Are Flying - Three Suns
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