Monday 13 May 1946
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Danny Klein in New York City and Waneta Hoyt.
A Night in Casablanca, directed by Archie L. Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while This Side of Innocence by Taylor Caldwell 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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Which were the important events of 13 May 1946 ?
- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Danny Klein in New York City: New York, USA; rock bassist (J Geils Band - "Centerfold").
- Waneta Hoyt: American convicted serial killer (d. 1998).
- Tim Pigott-Smith: Actor (Sweet William, Jewel in Crown).
- Jean Rondeau: French race car driver and constructor (d. 1985).
- Marv Wolfman: American author.
- Winston Churchill welcomed in Rotterdam
- Sarwate and Banerjee add 249 for 10th wicket for Indians versus Surrey.
- US convicts 58 camp guards of Mauthausen concentration camp to death.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1946 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Andy Russell - Laughing On The Outside (Crying On The Inside)
- All that Glitters is Not Gold - Dinah Shore
- The Gypsy - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- Perry Como - All Through the Day
- Sioux City Sue - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra
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