Saturday 20 April 1946
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ricardo Maduro and Colette Braeckman.
Make Mine Music, directed by Bob Cormack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The River Road by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 April 1946 ?
- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
- Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
- Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
- Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
- April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
- Saint Theotimus (died 407)
- Ricardo Maduro
- Colette Braeckman: Belgian journalist, member of the editorial board of the Belgian French-language newspaper Le Soir, where she directs news coverage of Africa and particularly Central Africa.
- Sandro Chia: Italian painter and sculptor.
- Jānis Doniņš: Latvian-American javelin thrower.
- Diane Elson: English sociologist and academic.
- Tommy Hutton: American baseball player and sportscaster.
- Martin McGrady: American runner (d. 2006).
- Julien Poulin: Canadian actor director producer and screenwriter.
- Gordon Smiley: American race car driver (d. 1982).
- Fedor Den
- 1st baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs. Cubs
- 50th Boston Marathon won by Stylianos Kyriakides of Greece in 2:29:27.
- The League of Nations officially dissolves, giving most of its power to the United Nations.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1946 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Cement Mixer (Put-ti Put-ti) - Alvino Rey & His Orchestra
- Laughing On The Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Dinah Shore
- One-Zy, Two-Zy (I Love You-Zy) - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
- Laughing on the Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Merry Macs
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