Saturday 11 May 1946
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Plume Latraverse and Georges Bereta.
A Night in Casablanca, directed by Archie L. Mayo, 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 Hour Glass.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Francis of Girolamo
- Saint Estella
- Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
- Saint Odilo of Cluny
- Saint Majolus of Cluny
- Saint James Walworth
- Blessed John Rochester
- Saint Bertilla
- Saint Gengou Gangulphus
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
- Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Saint Gauthier of Esterp
- Plume Latraverse: Quebec singer and musician.
- Georges Bereta: French football (soccer) striker of Polish descent.
- Robert Jarvik: American cardiologist developed the Artificial heart.
- 1st night game at Boston Braves Field (Giants 5, Braves 1)
- 72nd Preakness: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:01.4.
- UMNO is created.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1946 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Sioux City Sue - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra
- Perry Como - All Through the Day
- Andy Russell - Laughing On The Outside (Crying On The Inside)
- The Gypsy - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- All that Glitters is Not Gold - Dinah Shore
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