Thursday 18 April 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 18, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-François Balmer and Hayley Mills.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 April 1946
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Which were the important events of 18 April 1946 ?
- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
- The Cheat's Cheatday on homestarrunner.com
- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- Jean-François Balmer: French Swiss actor who has worked extensively for French cinema, theatre, and television.
- Hayley Mills: British actress, an appealing juvenile who charmed audiences as the bubbly teenage star of such '60s Disney classics as "The Parent Trap" and "Pollyanna," for which she won a special Oscar in 1960 at the age of 14.
- Harvey Kagan: Rocker.
- Lenny Baker: rocker (Sha Na Na).
- Alexander "Skip" Spence: Canada -- Guitarist / vocalist (Moby Grape-Omaha).
- Skip Spence: Canadian-American singer-songwriter drummer and guitarist (Jefferson Airplane and Moby Grape) (d. 1999).
- Irene Fernandez: Malaysian activist (d. 2014).
- Anne Boyd: Composer.
- Call Me Mister opens at National Theater NYC for 734 performances
- League of Nations dissolves (three months after the United Nations starts).
- Jackie Robinson debuts as second baseman for the Montreal Royals.
- The International Court of Justice holds its inaugural meeting in The Hague, Netherlands.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1946 ?
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