Thursday 11 July 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Patrice Caratini and Edward J Markey.
A Stolen Life, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, 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 King's Party Line.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 July 1946 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
- United Nations - World Population Day
- Ireland - National Day of Commemoration held on nearest Sunday to this date (see Irish calendar).
- China - China National Maritime Day
- Flanders, region in Belgium (not a public holiday) - Flemish Day (1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs)
- Patrice Caratini: French double bass player, jazz composer and conductor.
- Edward J Markey: (Rep-D-Massachusetts, 1976- ).
- Cuthbert Johnson: Benedictine abbot.
- Dick Cunningham: American athlete, a pro basketball player, he was drafted into the National Basketball Association by the Milwaukee Bucks in 1968.
- Bill Boggs: American journalist and producer.
- Beverly Todd: Ohio, United States -- Actress (Roots, Having Babies, Redd Foxx Show).
- Martin Wong: American painter (d. 1999).
- Kingman Douglass, ends term as Deputy Director of CIA
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Gene Krupa & His Orchestra - Boogie Blues
- Stone Cold Dead in the Market (He Had It Coming) - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan
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