Friday July 12, 1946

US date format: 7/12/1946, UK date format: 12/7/1946

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 12, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Francis Evrard and Seán Keane. Till the End of Time, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching King's Party Line.
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Till the End of Time

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Robert Mitchum, Guy Madison, Bill Williams

Two Guys from Milwaukee

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, Joan Leslie, Janis Paige

Courage of Lassie

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Morgan, Tom Drake, Selena Royle

Canyon Passage

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Dana Andrews, Brian Donlevy, Susan Hayward, Patricia Roc

Prairie Badmen

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Patricia Knox, Charles King


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 12, 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).
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  • Vance Dinges hits the only Philadelphia Phillies' pinch hit inside-the-park home run.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 12, 1946?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Dinah - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

King's Party Line

Starring: John Reed King, Jim Brown

Country: United States of America

Face to Face

Starring: Eddie Dunn, Bill Dunn

Country: United States of America

For the Children

Starring: Anthony Quayle, Richard Burton, Michael Bates, Alan Badel

Lights Out

Starring: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue

Country: United States of America

Serving Through Science

Starring: Guthrie McClintock

Country: United States of America

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