Friday 12 April 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter L de Baan and Ed[ward] O'Neill in Youngstown.
Bedlam, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The Miracle of the Bells by Russell Janne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 April 1946 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Peter L de Baan: Dutch actor / director / playwright (Leonce & Lena).
- Ed[ward] O'Neill in Youngstown: Ohio, USA; actor (Michael Mooney - Big Apple, Al Bundy - Married With Children).
- O'Neill : American actor, best known as the terminally dim-witted patriarch, "Al Bundy," on the Fox sitcom, "Married with Children," a show which enjoyed an 11-year run of popularity from 1987-1998.
- George Robertson: Scottish politician, a Labour Member of Parliament returned at General election 6/11/1987.
- Ed O'Neill: American actor.
- Syria gains independence from France
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1946 ?
Top #7 songs in the USA
- Shoo-Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- Sioux City Sue - Bing Crosby & Jesters
- Laughing on the Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Teddy Walters
- Personality - Bing Crosby (Eddie Condon Orchestra)
- Billy Eckstine - Prisoner of Love
- The Mad Boogie - Count Basie & His Orchestra
- You Won't be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
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