Wednesday 24 April 1946
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bruce Stuart Saylor and Ronnie Bird.
Make Mine Music, directed by Bob Cormack, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1946 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Bruce Stuart Saylor: Composer.
- Ronnie Bird: French singer-songwriter, noted for participating in the French production of the musical Hair between 1968 and 1972.
- Norbert-Claude Gorin: French hematologist (a specialist in blood, blood-forming organs and blood diseases).
- Phil Robertson: Reality Star.
- Doug Christie: Canadian lawyer and activist (d. 2013).
- Piers Gough: English architect
- 11 players Tinker, Evers, Chance, Burkett, McCarthy, Waddell, Plank, Walsh, Chesbro, Griffith, and McGinnity are named to Hall of Fame
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1946 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Cement Mixer (Put-ti Put-ti) - Alvino Rey & His Orchestra
- Laughing On The Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Dinah Shore
- One-Zy, Two-Zy (I Love You-Zy) - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
- Laughing on the Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Merry Macs
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