Tuesday 21 May 1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Hill and Ronald Bear.
The Stranger, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The Miracle of the Bells by Russell Janne was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Let's Play Reporter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- David Hill: Australian TV-reporter / owner (Fox Sports).
- Ronald Bear: Actor / director (Havana, Make-up).
- Jack Pani: French long jumper, whose personal best jump was 8.16 metres, achieved in June 1969 in Pulversheim.
- Allan McKeown: English-American screenwriter and producer (d. 2013).
- Physicist Louis Slotin is fatally irradiated in a criticality incident during an experiment with the Demon core at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
- At the Los Alamos Laboratory, Dr. Louis Slotin saves his coworkers but receives a fatal dose of ionizing radiation (the incident is initially classified).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1946 ?
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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