Friday 23 August 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Keith Moon and Michel Wieviorka.
The Killers, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The King's General by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching I Love to Eat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:23 August
- 13th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 16, Los Angeles 0 (97,380)
- Ordinance No. 46 of the British Military Government constitutes the German Land (state) of Schleswig-Holstein.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1946 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Blue Skies - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Art Lund)
- Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra (Vocal Buddy Clark) - South America, Take it Away
- Give Me Five Minutes More - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
- Modernaires & Paula Kelly - To Each His Own
- Andy Russell - Pretending
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