Friday 22 November 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hans Kombrink and Rich McKinney.
Undercurrent, directed by Vincente Minnelli, 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 Pinwright's Progress.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
- Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
- Family Day begins in 2005
- Astrology: usually the first day of sun sign Sagittarius
- Hans Kombrink: Sociologist / Dutch Undersecretary of Finance (PvdA).
- Rich McKinney: American baseball player, a right-handed infielder with the Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, and Oakland Athletics between 1970 and 1977.
- Aston Barrett: Jamaican bass player and songwriter (The Wailers Band and Bob Marley and the Wailers).
- Tony Benn is elected as Treasurer of the Oxford Union.
- Vietnamese riot in Haiphong and clash with French troops. The French cruiser ''Suffren'' opens fire, killing 6,000 Vietnamese.
- The Workers Party of South Korea is founded.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1946 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- It's A Pity To Say Goodnight - Stan Kenton
- Helen Carroll - Ole Buttermilk Sky
- Sooner or Later (You're Gonna Be Comin' Around) - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- Huggin' and Chalkin' - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
- The Things We Did Last Summer - Jo Stafford
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