Saturday 20 April 1946
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 20, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ricardo Maduro and Colette Braeckman.
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.
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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.
- Fedor Den
- Sandro Chia: Italian painter and sculptor.
- Jānis Doniņš: Latvian-American javelin thrower.
- Diane Elson: English sociologist and academic.
- Tim Curry: Actor.
- Martin McGrady: American runner (d. 2006).
- Julien Poulin: Canadian actor director producer and screenwriter.
- Gordon Smiley: American race car driver (d. 1982).
- Tommy Hutton: American baseball player and sportscaster.
- John Langdon: Designer.
- 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.
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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