Sunday 19 May 1946
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include André the Giant and Lucy Pond.
The Stranger, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while This Side of Innocence by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Let's Play Reporter.
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- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- André the Giant
- Lucy Pond: American astrologer, metaphysician and author.
- Michele Placido: Foggia, Italy -- Actor (La Lupa, Poliziotti).
- Paul Wermus
- Andre the Giant: French professional wrestler (d. 1993).
- Andre the Giant : Wrestler.
- Claude Lelièvre: Belgian activist.
- André the Giant : French-American wrestler and actor (d. 1993).
- Diedre Lenihan in Atlanta: Georgia, USA; actress (Wendy - Needles and Pins).
- Mary Bryan: LPGA golfer.
- Claude Lelievre: Belgian commissioner for children's rights.
- Booth Tarkington: American writer, novelist and playwright.
- Dutch Cooperation for Sexual Reform (NVSH) forms in Amsterdam.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1946 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- The House of Blue Lights - Freddie Slack & His Orchestra
- All Through the Day - Frank Sinatra
- I Don't Know Enough About You - Mills Brothers
- Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra - Laughing On the Outside, Crying On the Inside
- Frank Sinatra - They Say It's Wonderful
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