Wednesday 15 May 1946
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Aly Bain and Georges Bereta.
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.
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Which were the important events of 15 May 1946 ?
- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- International conscientious objectors' day.
- Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
- United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
- International day of families.
- Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
- Saint Dymphna
- Saint Achillius
- Saint Gerebern
- Saint Isidore the Labourer
- Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
- Saint Reticius
- Saint Denise
- Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.
- Aly Bain: Scottish acclaimed fiddler who featured Shetland fiddle tunes and tunes from other countries.
- Georges Bereta
- Chazz Palminteri in the Bronx: New York, USA; actor (Jade, Diabolique, Bronx Tale).
- Chazz Palminteri: Movie Actor.
- Kenichi Mikawa: Japanese singer and television personality.
- Thadeus Lý: Vietnamese priest and activist.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1946 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Sioux City Sue - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra
- Perry Como - All Through the Day
- Andy Russell - Laughing On The Outside (Crying On The Inside)
- The Gypsy - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- All that Glitters is Not Gold - Dinah Shore
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