Tuesday February 12, 1946

US date format: 2/12/1946, UK date format: 12/2/1946

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 12, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Cliff De Young and Ever Meulen. Breakfast in Hollywood, directed by Harold D. Schuster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Casper the Friendly Ghost.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
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Events

  • World War II: Operation Deadlight ends after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats.
  • African American United States Army veteran Isaac Woodard is severely beaten by a South Carolina police officer to the point where he loses his vision in both eyes. The incident later galvanizes the Civil Rights Movement and partially inspires Orson Welles' film Touch of Evil.

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Movies

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Breakfast in Hollywood

Breakfast in Hollywood

Directed by: Harold D. Schuster

Starring: Tom Breneman, Bonita Granville, Beulah Bondi, Edward Ryan

Ambush Trail

Ambush Trail

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

Starring: Bob Steele, Syd Saylor, I. Stanford Jolley, Lorraine Miller

The Diary of a Chambermaid

The Diary of a Chambermaid

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Paulette Goddard, Burgess Meredith, Hurd Hatfield, Francis Lederer

Behind Green Lights

Behind Green Lights

Directed by: Otto Brower

Starring: Carole Landis, William Gargan, Richard Crane, Mary Anderson

The Spiral Staircase

The Spiral Staircase

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore, Kent Smith

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!
  2. - Oh! What It Seemed to Be
  3. - Day by Day

TV Series

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Casper the Friendly Ghost

Casper the Friendly Ghost

Der Augenzeuge

Der Augenzeuge

It's a Gift

It's a Gift

Starring: John Reed King

Country: United States of America

Composer at the Piano

Composer at the Piano

Starring: Annette Mills, Alan Murray, Eleanor Fayre, Leslie Julian Jones

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

On Stage, Everybody (1945 TV Series)

On Stage, Everybody (1945 TV Series)

Days to next February 12

If February 12, 1946 is your birthday you're 74 years, 5 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 5 days.
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