Monday 20 May 1946
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cher (entertainer) and Jim Lyttle.
The Stranger, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The King's General by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Let's Play Reporter.
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- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Cher (entertainer)
- Jim Lyttle: American baseball player, professional debut 5/17/1969.
- Paul Hirst
- Dominique Caillaud
- Michel Lefait
- Bobby Murcer: American baseball outfielder and slugger who chewed tobacco and was a self-proclaimed loner.
- Dave Despain: American journalist and sportscaster.
- Bakhaavaa Buidaa: Mongolia -- Wrestler (1972 Olympics - Silver Medalist) disqualified.
- Craig Patrick: NHL coach.
- Cher [Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPierre] in El Centro: California, USA; rocker/actress ("I Got You Babe", Jack Lalane, Mask).
- Cher : American entertainer, a singer and actress, TV star and recording artist.
- Robert Chua: Singaporean broadcaster founded China Entertainment Television.
- Jacob Ellehammer: Danish mechanic and engineer (d. 1946).
- The British House of Commons decides to nationalize mines.
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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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