Friday 12 July 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sian Barbara Allen and Robert Fisk.
A Stolen Life, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, 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 King's Party Line.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1946 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Sian Barbara Allen: Reading, Pennsylvania -- Actress (Scream Pretty Peggy).
- Robert Fisk: an English writer and journalist.
- Gareth Edwards: Welsh rugby player and sportscaster.
- Vance Dinges hits the only Philadelphia Phillies' pinch hit inside-the-park home run.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Stone Cold Dead in the Market (He Had It Coming) - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan
- Gene Krupa & His Orchestra - Boogie Blues
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