Friday 15 November 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Janet Lennon in Culver City and Alain Rémond.
The Best Years of Our Lives, directed by William Wyler, 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 Kaleidoscope.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
- USA - America Recycles Day
- Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
- Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
- Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
- R.C. Saints - Albert the Great
- Palestine - Independence Day (declared 1988)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent; also see November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Janet Lennon in Culver City: California, USA; singer (Lennon Sisters).
- Alain Rémond: French cinema critic and humour columnist.
- Vassilis Goumas: Greek basketball player.
- Ted Williams is picked as AL MVP
- The Netherlands recognizes the Republic of Indonesia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1946 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Rumors Are Flying - Three Suns
- (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - King Cole Trio
- You Keep Coming Back Like a Song - Dinah Shore
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