Monday 22 July 1946
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 22, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mireille Mathieu and Danny Glover.
The Inner Circle, directed by Philip Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Musical Contrasts.
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Which were the important events of 22 July 1946 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Mireille Mathieu: French singer, more than 120 million records sold worldwide.
- Danny Glover: American actor, film director and political activist.
- Paul-Loup Sulitzer: French financier and author.
- Paul Schrader: Director (American Gigolo, Cat People, Hardcore).
- Fernando Morais: Brazilian writer, the author of biographies and romances that include " Olga" and "Chatô.
- Paul Jorion: Belgian anthropologist, sociologist with a special interest in the cognitive sciences.
- Ken Starr: Lawyer.
- Stephen M Wolownik: American musicologist (d. 2000).
- Jean-Lou Peupion: French race horse trainer, who trained two winners of the Prix de l'Étoile (1983, 1989).
- Rolando Tirona: Filipino archbishop.
- Johnson Toribiong: Palauan lawyer and politician 7th President of Palau.
- Steve Friedman: TV news executive / actor (American Anthem).
- Estelle Bennett in New York City, New York, USA; rocker (The Ronettes).
- King David Hotel bombing: a Zionist underground organisation, the Irgun, bombs the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, site of the civil administration and military headquarters for Mandate Palestine, resulting in 91 deaths.
- Nuclear testing: In the first underwater test of the atomic bomb, the surplus USS ''Saratoga'' is sunk near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, when the United States detonates the ''Baker'' device during Operation Crossroads.
- At Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a comedy team.
- The Atomic Energy Commission is established.
- The Hungarian Forint is introduced in Hungary by the government, ending the world's biggest hyperinflation in the country.