Wednesday 11 December 1946
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Thorwald Dethlefsen and Neil Mackie.
The Yearling, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The King's General by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Let's Celebrate.
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- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
- Thorwald Dethlefsen: German pro astrologer, a popular occultist, psychologist, reincarnation-therapist and published author.
- Neil Mackie
- Martin Stone: Guitarist.
- Rhoma Irama: Indonesian singer-songwriter guitarist and actor.
- Diana Palmer: American journalist and author.
- Susan Kyle (aka Diana Palmer: Susan S. Kyle, Diana Blayne, Katy Currie), American writer.
- Teri Garr in Lakewood: Ohio, USA; actress (Mr Mom, Young Frankenstein).
- Hank Williams begins to record on Sterling label
- Spain suspended from United Nations.
- The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is established.
- The United Nations severs relations with Franco's Spain and recommends that member countries sever diplomatic relations.
- Léon Blum founds a government of socialist parties in France.
- Iranian troops recapture the Azerbaijan province and the Kurdish Republic of Mahabad, both of which had seceded earlier in the year.
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