Wednesday 20 November 1946
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John "Blackfoot" Colbert and Ray Stiles.
The Best Years of Our Lives, directed by William Wyler, 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.
On TV people were watching Close-Up.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 November 1946 ?
- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
- UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
- Vietnam - Teacher's Day (Ngay nha gi�o Vi?t Nam)
- Transgender Day of Remembrance (since 1999) 
- John "Blackfoot" Colbert: US singer (Soul Children, Taxi).
- Ray Stiles: Rocker.
- R Archer: British politician returned to Parliament on June 11, 1987.
- Greg Cook: American college/pro football player, quarterback, called "blond bomber;" retired 11-1973.
- Kay Turner: American political activist who ran for mayor of San Antonio, Texas in mid-1995, claiming a shoestring budget and a platform of honest reform.
- Duane Allman: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band Hour Glass Derek and the Dominos and The Allman Joys) (d. 1971)
- Kirill: Patriarch Kirill of Moscow
- Judy Woodruff: Newscaster (McNeil Lehrer Report)
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1946 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Huggin' and Chalkin' - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
- Helen Carroll - Ole Buttermilk Sky
- Sooner or Later (You're Gonna Be Comin' Around) - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- The Things We Did Last Summer - Jo Stafford
- It's A Pity To Say Goodnight - Stan Kenton
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