Sunday 24 February 1946
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gérard Longuet and Barry Bostwick.
Rome, Open City, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while This Side of Innocence by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching It's a Gift.
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- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Gérard Longuet: French politician, postal, telecommunications and industry minister in 1993.
- Barry Bostwick
- Jean-Yves Riocreux: French Roman Catholic clergyman, the Bishop of Basse-Terre.
- Michael Radford: Director (1984, White Mischief).
- John Stapleton: British journalist, entertainer and TV host of "This Is Your Life" at Thames Television from 1970.
- Lise-Lotte Mann: Danish astrologer, one of the best known and most loved astrologers in Denmark, died of cancer in Copenhagen on the first day of the new millennium, 1/01/2001, 6:29 PM.
- Grigory Margulis: Russian mathematician and academic.
- Barry Bostwick in San Mateo: California, USA; actor (Spin City, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Lexx, Megaforce, Movie Movie, Scruples, Foul Play).
- Anthony Mayer: chief executive (Housing Corporation).
- Jenny O'Hara in Sonora: California, USA; actress (Wishmaster, Facts of Life, My Sister Sam).
- Tullio De Piscopo: Italian drummer and singer, born the son of a drummer in an orchestra.
- Juan Peron elected President of Argentina.
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