Thursday 20 June 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Duchess of and Andre Watts.
Anna and the King of Siam, directed by John Cromwell, 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 Cash and Carry.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 June 1946 ?
- American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
- West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
- Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
- UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
- Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
- Roman Empire ? Festival in honor of Summanus.
- Day of The Royal Victorian Order.
- Duchess of: Gloucester.
- Andre Watts: American pianist.
- Xanana Gusmao: President of East Timor.
- Domenico Adinolfi: Italian athlete, a boxer.
- Tony Aitken: English actor.
- Xanana Gusmão: Timorese soldier and politician 1st President of East Timor
- Nigel Kalton: English-American mathematician and academic (d. 2010)
- David Kazhdan: Russian-Israeli mathematician and academic
- Bob Vila: American television host
- Lars Vilks: Swedish sculptor and academic
- Joseph Waeckerle: American physician and diplomat
- André Watts: American pianist and educator
- New York City transit begins using PA system - Car # 744 on 8th Ave IND line
- Bill Harrah opens Harrah's Club in Las Vegas.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Doin' What Comes Natur'lly - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- I Got The Sun In The Morning - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)
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