Monday 21 October 1946
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jim Hill and Nicole Josy.
The Strange Woman, directed by Edgar Ulmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Variety on View.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 October 1946 ?
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
- Jim Hill: American professional football player who became a newscaster upon retirement from the sport.
- Nicole Josy: Belgian singer, half of the duo 'Nicole & Hugo,' with Hugo Sigal.
- Lux Interior: American musician (The Cramps) (Born 1946).
- Jane Heal: English philosopher and academic.
- Lee Loughnane: American singer-songwriter and trumpet player (Chicago).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1946 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- The Whole World Is Singing My Song - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)
- Andrews Sisters & Les Paul - Rumors Are Flying
- Passe' - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
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