Saturday 21 December 1946
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 21, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include C Jérôme and Carl Wilson.
13 Rue Madeleine, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
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What the sky looked like on 21 December 1946
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- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- C Jérôme: French pop singer.
- Carl Wilson: American musician, one of the three brothers who formed "The Beach Boys" along with their cousin Mike Love and pal, Al Jardine.
- John Spencer: Actor.
- Dick Wolf: Producer.
- Andrei Codrescu: Poet.
- Christopher Keene in Berkeley: California, USA; conductor (La Traviata).
- Josh Mostel: New York, United States -- Actor (Windy City, Animal Behavior, Money Pit).
- Uri Geller: Entertainer.
- Cristina Matalon: Italian homicide, a woman who killed her husband Antonio, son Paolo and their dog, Zar, before killing herself with her husband's gun, 31 August 2001, 13:30 in Milan.
- Roy Karch: American director producer and screenwriter.
- Christopher Keene: American conductor (Born 1946).
- Kevin Peek: Australian guitarist and songwriter (Sky) (d. 2013).
- Carl Dean Wilson in Hawthorne: California, USA; rock vocalist (Beach Boys - "Barbie", "Good Vibrations").
- Sonny Perdue: Politician.
- If the Shoe Fits closes at Century Theater NYC after 20 performances
- Earthquake in South Japan kills 1,086.
- Frank Capra's movie It's a Wonderful Life premieres in theaters in the USA.