Saturday 16 November 1946
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Barbara Leigh and Jo Jo White.
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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Which were the important events of 16 November 1946 ?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Barbara Leigh: Ringgold, Georgia -- Actress (Vampirella).
- Jo Jo White: American basketball player.
- Terence McKenna: American author and explorer who spent 25 years in the study of the ontological foundations of shamanism and the ethno-pharmacology of spiritual transformation.
- Barbara Smith: American black feminist political thinker and activist, critic, teacher, lecturer, author, editor, and essayist.
- Mark Satin: American-Canadian political theorist, author, and newsletter publisher.
- Colin Burgess: Australian drummer and songwriter (The Masters Apprentices AC/DC and His Majesty)
- Ole Olsen: Danish motorcycle racer
- Jo White: American basketball player and coach
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1946 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Huggin' and Chalkin' - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
- Helen Carroll - Ole Buttermilk Sky
- Sooner or Later (You're Gonna Be Comin' Around) - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- The Things We Did Last Summer - Jo Stafford
- It's A Pity To Say Goodnight - Stan Kenton
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