Tuesday 16 April 1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 16, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Catherine Allégret and Jean-François Michael.
The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Der Augenzeuge.
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What the sky looked like on 16 April 1946
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Which were the important events of 16 April 1946 ?
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Catherine Allégret: French actress, daughter of Simone Signoret and Yves Allegret; adopted by her mom's second husband, Yves Montand.
- Jean-François Michael
- Margot Adler: American leader in the Goddess and Pagan Spirituality Movement.
- Greet Fransen: Flemish astrologer who founded the flemish astrology school VZW Uranus on june 17th, 1989 together with Bea Celis, Lea Van Bulck and then-husband Raymond Daelman.
- R Nakai: American flute player.
- Ernst Bakker: Dutch politician (d. 2014).
- Johnnie Lewis: Liberian lawyer and politician 18th Chief Justice of Liberia (d. 2015).
- Arthur Chevrolet: Swiss-born race car driver and automobile designer (Born 1884).
- 1st US launch of captured V-2 rocket, White Sands, NM; 8 km alt
- First US launch of captured German V-2 rocket, White Sands New Mexico; 8 km altitude.
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Top #4 songs in the USA
- Laughing on the Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Merry Macs
- Laughing On The Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Dinah Shore
- Cement Mixer (Put-ti Put-ti) - Alvino Rey & His Orchestra
- One-Zy, Two-Zy (I Love You-Zy) - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra