Thursday 16 May 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jessi B Wilson and Rosemary Barnes.
A Night in Casablanca, directed by Archie L. Mayo, 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 Let's Play Reporter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1946 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Jessi B Wilson: Mississippi, United States -- Murderer (FBI Most Wanted List).
- Rosemary Barnes: British politician, a Member of Parliament returned at the General Election of 6/11/1987.
- Jean-Michel Gaillard: French senior official, who was director general of Antenne 2 (now France 2) from 1989 to 1991.
- Jeff Jawer: American professional astrologer, one of the founding members of AFAN and one of the Steering Committee.
- Roger Earl: English drummer and songwriter (Savoy Brown and Foghat).
- Robert Fripp: English guitarist songwriter and producer (King Crimson The League of Gentlemen Giles Giles and Fripp and Fripp & Eno)
- John Law: English sociologist and academic
- Musical Annie Get Your Gun, starring Ethel Merman premieres in New York City
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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